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  • Bengal tops among states in providing tap water to residents

    Bengal tops among states in providing tap water to residents

    The state Public Health Engineering (PHE) department, which is implementing this project of providing tap water connection, has taken up 2,941 new and augmentation piped water supply schemes at a sanctioned cost of Rs 8,399.5 crore in the financial year 2021-22. In this fiscal, around 56,000 schools and 38,000 anganwadi centres have been provided running water facilities.

    April 2, 2022
  • JJM reaches to 8.67 cr households

    JJM reaches to 8.67 cr households

    Informing about the developments under the Jal Jeevan Mission, Bharat Lal, Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Jal Jeevan Mission said, "At the start of the mission in 2019, out of 19.20 Crore rural households in the country, only 3.23 Crore (17%) had tap water supply.

    December 21, 2021
  • Jal Jeevan Mission in UP targets another 34 lakh households for tap water

    Jal Jeevan Mission in UP targets another 34 lakh households for tap water

    The national JJM was launched to provide clean tap water to every household and freeing women and girls from the drudgery of fetching water from a distance.

    November 12, 2021
  • Bottled water up to 3,500 times worse for environment, reveals study

    Bottled water up to 3,500 times worse for environment, reveals study

    The consumption of bottled water has been increasing sharply in recent years on a global scale, due to the perceived presence of chemical.

    August 9, 2021
  • Arunachal Pradesh plans 100% tap connections by 2023

    Arunachal Pradesh plans 100% tap connections by 2023

    The states are required to train five persons, especially women in every village for use of field test kits for testing of water supplied at the local level.

    July 18, 2020
  • Delhi’s tap water not safe to drink, fails BIS test

    Delhi’s tap water not safe to drink, fails BIS test

    As per the preliminary lab testing, all the samples failed to meet the 42 parameters, including odour, PH levels, total dissolved solids and metal content, that make up the BIS standard.

    October 4, 2019