NEW DELHI : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said, 10 crore rural households of the country have been connected to piped clean water facility. He was addressing the HarGhar Jal Utsav in Panaji under Jal Jeevan Mission via video message. The event took place at Panaji Goa. Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant, and Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat were present on the occasion in Panaji.
Prime Minister congratulated the people of Goa and also acknowledged Dadra Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu as the first Union territories to achieve the feat. Lauding the feat of connecting 7 crore rural households with piped water in just 3 years, he said, there cannot be a better beginning of AmritKaal. The Prime Minister said, in 7 decades since Independence only 3 crore households had this facility. He shared every Indian’s pride in important milestones related to the huge goals that India is working on in AmritKaal, that were accomplished today. He said, 10 crore rural households of the country have been connected to piped clean water facility.
He said, this is a big success of the government’s campaign to deliver water to every household. This is a great example of ‘SabkaPrayas. The Prime Minister lauded the people, government and local self-government institutions for their efforts. He informed that many states are going to join the list very soon.