Haryana to provide tap water connection to all rural households by 2022 December

Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation reported there are 28.94 lakh households in Haryana, out of which 18.83 lakh are already provided with Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTCs).
Sheena

Updated: May 13, 2020 06:06:41 pm

Haryana to provide tap water connection to all rural households by 2022 December

13 May 2020 Current Affairs:Haryana state government announced that it is to provide tap water connection to all rural households by December 2022. The State has provided 1.05 lakh tap connections during 2019-20 under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). 

Highlights:
♦ Haryana expects to be among the leading states to accomplish the ambitious target of providing a tap connection to each rural household.
♦ Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation reported there are 28.94 lakh households in Haryana, out of which 18.83 lakh are already provided with Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTCs). Of the remaining 10.11 lakh households, Haryana plans to provide tap connections in 7 lakh households by 2020-21.
♦ During 2020, the State is planning for 100% coverage of 1 district and 2,898 villages out of a total of 6,987 villages. 
♦ Amid COVID-19 pandemic, the state government's attempt to provide household tap connections in rural areas will definitely improve the ease of living especially the women and girls. This will reduce their drudgery, making them safe and lead a dignified life.
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