Bookmark Bookmark

Tap connections will be provided to all rural households in Himachal Pradesh by 2022

Tap connections will be provided to all rural households in Himachal Pradesh by 2022

The Ministry of Jal Shakti will implement the Jal Jeevan Mission in Himachal Pradesh after deliberations between Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jairam Thakur held via video conferencing went successfully on 4 July 2020.

Key Points:

  • Under the scheme, the quality and quantity of the supply of water along with the proper supply of Drinking Water will be ensured.
  • The mission aims to achieve universal coverage and focuses on the principle of ‘equity and inclusiveness’ so that each family in the village has household access to tap water connection.
  • The state has planned coverage of 100 percent by August 2022 before the national goal which has been set to 2024. The objective once achieved will make Himachal Pradesh one of the leading states to achieve the target of providing tap connection to each rural household.
  • Under the scheme, the government of Himachal Pradesh will also prepare Village Action Plans and constitute village water and sanitation committee (Paani Samiti) which will act as a sub-committee of Gram Panchayat and will have at least 50 percent members as women.
  • The Paani Samiti will hold the responsibility of planning, design, execution and operation and maintenance of water supply infrastructure in the village.

You might be interested:

Extradition Treaty with Hong Kong suspended by Canada over new security law

Extradition Treaty with Hong Kong suspended by Canada over new security law The extradition treaty with Hong Kong was suspended by Canada on 3 July 2020 to protest the new national security law that w ...

8 months ago

Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge launched by the Prime Minister

Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge launched by the Prime Minister The Aatmanirbhar Bharat Innovation Challenge was launched by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi for the identifi ...

8 months ago

Government introduces ‘PRERAK DAUUR SAMMAN’ as part of Swachh Sarvekshan 2021

Government introduces ‘PRERAK DAUUR SAMMAN’ as part of Swachh Sarvekshan 2021 The Minister of State of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), launched the toolkit for the sixth edition of Sw ...

8 months ago

One Liners of the Day, 05 July 2020

International New prime minister of France, after resigning Édouard Philippe - Jean Castex. National All India Radio started the broadcast of its first ever news magazine programme in Sanskr ...

8 months ago

Daily News Digest:04 July 2020

Dharma Chakra Day celebration to begin on 4 July 2020The Ministry of Culture, Government of India, has partnered with the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) to celebrate Asadha Poornima on 4 J ...

8 months ago

The bank of Jammu and Kashmir has launched products to assist business communities financially

The bank of Jammu and Kashmir has launched products to assist business communities financially The Bank of Jammu and Kashmir has launched two products named ‘J&K Bank Business Support Loan S ...

8 months ago

Provide your feedback on this article: