Jal Shakti Ministry organised a virtual conference today with all states and UTs Ministers in charge of rural water supply to review the progress made under the flagship programme. The video conference was chaired by Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. Chief Ministers of Haryana and Tripura attended the meeting. Addressing the gathering, Mr Shekhawat complimented the states and UTs for their efforts to provide tap water connection during the pandemic. He expressed hope that all states will make all out efforts for Har Ghar Jal. The goal is to enable every rural hosuehold to get assured supply of potable piped water at a service level of 55 litre per capita per day regularly on long term basis. The total outlay of the Mission is Rs. 3.60 lakh crore, out of which Central share is Rs. 2.08 lakh crore.
CS SURBHI SAXENA
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