Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi lays foundation stone of rural drinking water projects; 3000 villages to benefit

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    Uttar Pradesh: PM Modi lays foundation stone of rural drinking water projects; 3000 villages to benefit

    The tasks will offer household faucet water connections in all rural homes of 2,995 towns and will benefit about 42 lakh population.


    PM Narendra Modi

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    Upgraded: Nov 22, 2020, 12: 46 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the structure stone of rural drinking water supply tasks in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Uttar Pradesh by means of video conferencing.

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was likewise present on the occasion said, “In 70 years, drinking water system jobs could be controlled just in 398 towns in Vindhya region. Today, we are here to take forward such tasks in over 3,000 villages of the area.”

    The jobs will offer home faucet water connections in all rural families of 2,995 towns and will benefit about 42 lakh population of Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts.

    Village Water and Sanitation Committees or Paani Samiti have actually been made up in all these towns, who will take on the duty of operation and upkeep.

    The overall approximated expense of the projects is Rs 5,55538 crore. The projects are planned to be finished in 24 months under the ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ announced by the prime minister on August 15 in 2015.

    ( With ANI inputs)

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