Union Government today said that every family in over one lakh villages in the country has a functional household tap water connection. In a tweet, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said, Jal Jeevan Mission has crossed a very important milestone today.
Jal Jeevan Mission was announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15th August 2019, which aims to provide tap water connection to every rural household of the country by 2024.
In the last 23 months, Jal Jeevan Mission has provided tap water supply to 4.5 crore households. Mr Shekhawat thanked every team member of the Mission for this life changing contribution. Around 50 thousand Gram Panchayats have now become Har Ghar Jal.