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Yogi govt provides pure drinking water to 12,62,84,160 villagers in UP

Functional household tap connection reaches 2,10,47,360 rural families of UP by March 4, 2024

Along with tap water, the rural population is also getting employment through the initiative.

By Our Correspondent

Lucknow: In a major achievement for the Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, potable tap water has reached over 12 crore 62 lakh (12,62,84,160) villagers of the state by March 4, this year. Besides, under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, functional household tap connections have been provided to 2 crore 10 lakh (2,10,47,360) rural families by March 4 under the Jal Jeevan Mission’s Har Ghar Nal Yojana.

Furthermore, owing to the efforts of the Yogi government, clean water has also reached the traditionally water scarce regions of Bundelkhand and Vindhya.

In addition, along with ensuring every rural household’s access to clean drinking water, the double-engine government is also providing employment opportunities for the youth through the initiative by training them. In Uttar Pradesh, 1,16,388 youths are being trained as plumbers, 1,16,388 as electricians, 1,16,388 as motor mechanics, 1,16,388 as fitters, 174582 as masons and 1,16,388 as pump operators. Additionally, training in water testing has been provided to more than 4,80,205 women so far.

The double-engine government has not only brought 100 per cent clean water to the water-scarce Bundelkhand but has also provided significant convenience to the people in the Vindhya region. All the seven districts of Bundelkhand are well on the way to achieving 100 percent coverage of tap water connections, which Mahoba Mahoba recording 99 percent and Lalitpur than 98.79 percent coverage.

Bundelkhand statistics

District    Total Families    Families covered with tap Connections  %

Mahoba 132489 131170 99

Jhansi 251387 246369 98

Lalitpur 206607 204100 98.79

Chitrakoot 163660 157491 96.23

Banda 268864 261818 97.38

Jalaun 212020 199467 94.08

Hamirpur 184927 177874 96.19

Vindhya Region

Mirzapur 349961 340885 97.41

Sonbhadra 297318 214259 72.06





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