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MP gets Rs 1,280 crore from Centre under Jal Jeevan Mission

MP gets Rs 1,280 crore from Centre under Jal Jeevan Mission
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Bhopal, Jun 11 (PTI) In a bid to provide adequate

drinking water to rural households, the Centre has approved Rs

1,280 crore for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)

in Madhya Pradesh for 2020-21, an official said on Thursday.

The state government had presented an annual action

plan on drinking water and sanitation aimed at providing

adequate drinking water to rural households in the state, said

Malay Shrivastava, principal secretary of public health

engineering department.

"We made a presentation before the national committee

on June 9. As per the plan, we will provide 1.80 lakh water

tap connections in June, followed by 3.60 lakh in the next

quarter and 7.20 lakh and 14.5 lakh in subsequent quarters,"

he said.

The Centre on Wednesday approved Rs 1,280 crore for

the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the state in 2020

-21, the senior official said.

With an amount of Rs 244.95 crore as unspent balance

and this year''s Central allocation and matching state share,

Rs 3,093 crore will be available with the state this year, a

release here stated.

The JJM, implemented by the ministry of Jal Shakti in

partnership with states, aims to provide adequate drinking

water of prescribed quality on regular and long-term basis to

every rural household in the country by 2024.

Under the initiative, Madhya Pradesh has planned to

have 100 per cent functional household tap water connection

(FHTC) by 2023-24.

Out of 1.21 crore rural households in the state, 13.52

lakh have already been given tap connections, while the state

government plans to provide connections to 26.27 lakh homes in

2020-21. PTI MAS

ARU ARU


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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