A provision of Rs one thousand crore made for Jal Jeevan Mission in the state budget of the financial year 2022-23
Raipur, March 31
As per the directions of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel and Public Health Engineering Minister Guru Rudrakumar, drinking water is being supplied in rural areas of the state. A total of 10 lakh 2 thousand 756 household tap connections have been installed in the state so far under Jal Jeevan Mission. Work is being done expeditiously to complete the works of Jal Jeevan Mission in the stipulated time frame. Detailed review of the works of solar based, retrofitting, multi village and single village schemes is being done from time to time by Jal Jeevan Mission Director Mr. Topeshwar Verma. He has instructed the officials concerned to make arrangements for running water in schools, sub-health centers and Anganwadi centers, ISA training and complete the work of wall writing and painting to promote the works of Jal Jeevan Mission in a time bound manner. Along with this, instructions have also been given to ensure data entry of all the progress works in the IMIS portal. It is worth mentioning that a provision of Rs one thousand crore has been made for Jal Jeevan Mission in the state budget of the financial year 2022-23. Work is being done at a rapid pace under Jal Jeevan Mission to provide 55 liters of drinking water per person per day.