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Assam government to implement Jal Jeeva Mission

Written by The Optimist

Assam government is all set to implement the Centre’s flagship scheme Jal Jeeva Mission to provide drinking water to all households in the state by 2024.
 Under this scheme the state government will provide piped water connections to all households in the State by 2024.

Chairing a meeting, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has directed Public Health Engineering Department to adhere to the exhaustive roadmap for successfully implementing the scheme.

Piped water will be supplied to 20 lakh households, covering one crore people, in 9,000 villages of Assam in the first phase of the scheme which will be rolled out in the state in March, The chief Minister said.

He also asked the Public Health Engineering Department to make plan for sustainable use of surface water and underground water and rejuvenate water sources. The Assam Government is focussing on proving quality drinking water to the denizens.    

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