Highlights

Naveen Patnaik CM of Odisha has launched Sujal, ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ scheme, to provide round the clock supply of quality tap drinking water in all urban areas of the Odisha.

Points To Note

  • By March 2022, Odisha govt has set the target to provide piped water connections to all urban areas.
  • Govt of Odisha has set Rs 1300 crore (Rs 13 Billions) for the Sujal Mission which will benefit over 1.5 million people in 15 towns in a phased manner.
  • Once Sujal Mission fully implemented, Odisha will become the first state in india to provide quality drinking water, fit for direct consumption, in urban areas.

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