Rajasthan has planned to provide 30 lakh Tap water connections by March next year under Jal Jeevan Mission. The state has more than one crore rural households, out of which over 19 per cent are getting tap water supply. In 2020-21, about six lakh 77 thousand new tap connections were provided in the rural areas.
Jal Shakti Ministry said that Rajasthan government today presented their Jal Jeevan Mission Annual Action Plan through video conference. In the previous financial year two thousand 522 crore rupees Central fund were allocated to the State under the mission. The Ministry said, in the current financial year, Rajasthan is likely to get five thousand 500 Crore rupees as Central fund.
Jal Jeevan Mission is a flagship programme of the central government, which aims to provide piped tap water in every rural household by 2024.