On 22 Nov Sunday, PM Modi launched ‘Har Ghar Nal Yojana’ (Tap Water to Every Household) for the residents of Sonbhadra and Mirzapur district in Uttar Pradesh. Central Government was committed to solving the water scarcity problem and hence the scheme of worth Rupees 5,555 crores was launched in the state.

Why this scheme launched in Uttar Pradesh?

Uttar Pradesh’s region is full of natural resources. Despite the region having many rivers like Ganga, Ghaghara, Yamuna and Sarayu, water scarcity prevails in the region. Thus, the “Har Ghar Nal Yojana” has been launched. Also, the the river water and the underground water in the region is getting polluted rapidly. Therefore, it is important to provide clean drinking water to the region.


Har Ghar Nal Yojana will benefit 21,87,980 villagers in Uttar Pradesh’s Mirzapur and Rupees 3212.18 crore spent. In Sonbhadra, 19,53,458 families will be benefitted and Rupees 2343.20 crore will be spent. The total cost of the scheme is Rupees 5555.38 crore.

About Har Ghar Nal Yojana

Government of India scheme Har Ghar Nal Yojana was launched to provide tap water to every Household.

  • Objectives of the scheme

The main objective of the Har Ghar Nal Yojana is to provide tap water for every household inter-state.

  • Benefits

Under the Har Ghar Nal Yojana, water of lakes and river will be purified and supplied to the families in Sonbhadra.

  • Eligibility

Under the Scheme, All households are eligible to claim the benefits of the Har Ghar Nal Yojana.

  • What are the main components of the Har Ghar Nal Yojana?

The following are the main components included in the Har Ghar Nal Yojana

  • Development of drinking water sources, bulk water transfer, treatment plants and distribution network to every rural region.
  • Removal of contaminants from the dirty water.
  • Water Quality laboratories, training, Human Resource Development , retrofitting of completed and ongoing schemes to provide Functional Tap Connection at minimum service level, support IEC, development of utilities, water quality testing & surveillance, Research and development, knowledge centre, capacity building of communities, etc.

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