Puducherry has become ‘Har Ghar Jal’ UT by ensuring that every rural home in the Union Territory gets a household tap connection. With this, the Puducherry becomes the fourth State/Union Territory after Goa, Telangana and Andaman & Nicobar Islands to provide assured tap water supply to every rural home under Union Government’s flagship programme, Jal Jeevan Mission.
About Jal Jeevan Mission
Established : 2019
Organiser : Union Ministry of Jal Shakti
Jal Jeevan Mission is a flagship programme of Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation under Union Ministry of Jal Shakti, which aims to provide tap water connection to every rural household of the country by 2024.This kind of investment in rural areas will boost the rural economy.
Sources : PIB