Piped Water Supply to Reach 9,000 Villages in Assam
GUWAHATI: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that under the Centre’s flagship scheme ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ state government will provide piped water connections to all households in the State by 2024.
Piped water will be supplied to 20 lakh households, covering one crore people, in 9,000 villages of Assam in the first phase of the scheme which will be rolled out in the state in March, he said.
Meanwhile CM Sonowal directed the PHE Department to adhere to the exhaustive road-map for implementing the scheme. He also directed the PH Department to make plans for sustainable use of surface and underground water and rejuvenate water sources.