The Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh has virtually launched the ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission. The state level mission as part of the government’s campaign to accomplish the goal of 100% potable piped water supply in all rural households in the state. The inter-state scheme is being funded by the World Bank, Jal Jeevan Mission of Government of India, NABARD, and State Budget.
The Mission will benefit more than 1.6 lakh residents from 155 villages in Amritsar, Tarn Taran, and Gurdaspur districts by helping replace groundwater with surface water supply for drinking, besides resolving the problem of arsenic affected habitations.
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh also inaugurated one Mega Surface Water Supply Scheme covering 85 villages in the Moga district, 144 new water supply schemes for 172 villages, 121 Arsenic, and Iron removal plants.
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