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Tap water reaches 1.33 cr rural households in UP, benefiting over 7.99 cr individuals: Govt

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 1 (ANI): The Har Ghar Jal Yojana of the Jal Jeevan Mission in Uttar Pradesh has reached a big milestone by surpassing the 50 per cent mark in offering clear faucet water to rural households, Uttar Pradesh authorities stated on Saturday.

The Yogi authorities has offered water to a complete of 1,33,25,752 rural households in Uttar Pradesh.

“So far, 7,99,54,512 villagers have benefited from this program in the state. Under the Har Ghar Jal Yojana, the UP government’s aim is to provide clean tap water to over 2.66 crore rural families in the state by 2024. The Government of India officials have congratulated the Yogi government for this remarkable feat as it moves rapidly towards achieving its target,” the federal government stated in an announcement.

This exceptional achievement of the Yogi authorities contains provision of potable faucet water to distant areas in 9 districts of Bundelkhand and Vindhya. Under the Har Ghar Jal Yojana, 11,78,927 rural households in seven districts of Bundelkhand now have entry to scrub ingesting water by faucets. Mahoba district tops the checklist of districts with 91.88 per cent of rural households receiving faucet connections.

Additionally, in Vindhya, 4,74,244 rural households have benefited from the scheme. In the 27 districts of Purvanchal, faucet water is reaching over 4.81 crore villagers from 80,26,883 rural households. Similarly, within the 26 districts of Western UP, 63,28,887 rural households have been supplied with clear water by the Har Ghar Jal Yojana of Jal Jeevan Mission.

The Namami Gange and Rural Water Supply Department launched the “Ek Nal-Ek Ped” (One Tap, One Tree) marketing campaign within the state according to the Chief Minister’s imaginative and prescient. This marketing campaign, scheduled to run from July 1 to 7, goals to advertise environmental conservation and sustainability.

The ‘One faucet one tree’ marketing campaign’ entails distribution of a sapling every to the agricultural beneficiaries of Har Ghar Nal Yojana in addition to its plantation by them and members of the Jal Samiti. It is notable that from July 1 to July 7, greater than 5 lakh rural households within the state will take part on this initiative by planting bushes along with receiving faucet connections. (ANI)