On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually connect with beneficiaries of Jal Jeevan Mission in Gujarat, which is among the five states where a two-way interaction has been organised, said state Education Minister Jitendra Vaghani.
Safe and adequate water for all
Jal Jeevan Mission, is envisioned to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections by 2024 to all households in rural India. The programme implements source sustainability measures as mandatory elements, such as recharge and reuses through greywater management, water conservation, rainwater harvesting. The Jal Jeevan Mission is based on a community approach to water and includes extensive information, education and communication as a key component of the mission.
In Gujarat, 87.6 per cent of the households have been provided with tap water connections, including in 12,084 villages, the Vaghani said.
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will organise a two-way interaction with beneficiaries of Jal Jeevan Mission in five states, including Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Gujarat.” he added.