New Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision and mission to provide clean tap water supply connection to every household in rural areas across the country, Indian Government has improved the government funding to Chhattisgarh under the Jal Jeevan Mission in the year 2021-22 to Rs. 1,908.96 Crore, which was Rs. 445.52 Crore in 2020-21. National Jal Jeevan Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti has also released Rs. 453.71 Crores to the State as the first tranche. Cabinet Minister in the ministry of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat though approved this four-fold rase in allotment has assured full support to the State for making condition of tap water supply in every rural home by 2023.
During the last 21 months, out of a total of 19.20 Crore rural households in the country, only 3.23 Crore (17%) had tap water supply despite looking the situation of amid pandemic lockdown, Jal Jeevan Mission, has discontinued will be implemented with speed, 4.25 Crore households have been providing tap water supply with piped connections. With the rise in reporting by 22%, t the moment 7.50 Crore (39%) rural households across the country at the moment 7.50 Crore (39%) have a tap water supply. Some of the states in the country which were provided 100% clean tap water supply connection become ‘Har Ghar Jal’. Following the principle of the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘SabkaSaath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’, the motto of the Mission is that ‘no one is left out and every household in a village especially a village in the remote areas should be provided with clean tap water connection. At present, in 62 districts and more than 92 thousand villages, every household has a tap water supply.
At the time of the launch of Jal Jeevan Mission, On 15th August 2019, only 3.19 lakh (7.03%) households provided clean tap water supply, every household to become ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State by 2023.
Chhattisgarh In the year 2020-21, could only provide 1.51 lakh clean tap water connection. Urging the State to accelerate the pace of completion and emphasizing the work of supplying tap water connections should start in all the rural areas of villages to make Chhattisgarh ‘Har Ghar Jal’ by 2023, Cabinet minister and, Jal Shakti minister Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has written a letter to the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh.
To provide safe clean tap water connection to schools, ashram shalas and Anganwadi centres across the country. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi announced a 100-days campaign, which was launched by Union Minister Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on 2nd October 2020. As a result, States/ UTs like Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andaman & Nicobar Islands have made provision of tap water in schools, ashram shalas and Anganwadi centres. In Chhattisgarh, only 11,521 schools (25%) and 4,810 Anganwadi centres (10%) have access to piped water supply, which is a matter of worry. Union Minister, Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has urged the State to ensure that in few months, provision of safe tap water is made in all remaining schools, ashram shalas and Anganwadi centres for better health, improved sanitation and hygiene for children.