Earlier on 22 November, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Launched a water scheme. It is Har Ghar Nal Yojna (Tap Water To each house) in the Sonbhadra and Mirzapur districts of Uttar Pradesh.
About this Yojana
This scheme is worth of ₹5,555.38 crores. Also, more than 41 lakh villages in two districts of Uttar Pradesh will get tap water. So, this scheme would be helpful to 21,87,980 villagers in Mirzapur. Besides, 19,53,458 families would get an advantage from this scheme in Sonbhadra. The government will spend Rs 3212.18 crore and Rs 2343.20 crore under this scheme in Sonbhadra and Mirzapur, respectively.
Why this scheme introduced?
In many areas of the country, even now, people have to walk many kilometers to get water. It has done to provide Clean water access to all. As a result, the government has started this scheme.
PM Modi set the occasion of this project through video conferencing. He communicated with village water and sanitation committee members through the event. Uttar Pradesh’s CM Yogi Adityanath was present on occasion.
Since independence till now, only 398 villages got a pipe water supply. The families in the Sonbhadra get the supply of the purified water of lakes and rivers, said CM Yogi.
As per a media announcement by the government, following Har Ghar Nal Yojna, the Yogi Adityanath government will assure water supply through pipelines to 2,995 villages in two districts in the UP. According to Jal Shakti Ministry engineers, a total of 41,41,438 households will be benefited from this scheme in the two districts.
In short, these projects aim at producing useful household tap connections to all rural houses of the country by 2024.
Author- Pragya Verma
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