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PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects worth Rs 5,555 cr in Uttar Pradesh

PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects worth Rs 5,555 cr in Uttar Pradesh

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (November 22, 2020) laid the inspiration stone of rural consuming water provide initiatives price Rs 5,555.38 crore in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Vindhyachal area of Uttar Pradesh. 

Prime Minister Modi laid the inspiration stone through video convention and in addition interacted with Village Water and Sanitation Committee/ Paani Samiti Members in the course of the occasion. 

The initiatives will reportedly present family faucet water connections in all rural households of two,995 villages and can profit about 42 lakh inhabitants of those districts. The initiatives are deliberate to be accomplished in 24 months.

Speaking on the event, PM Modi mentioned, “During the last one and half years from the start of Jal Jeevan Mission, more than 2 crores 60 lakh families have been provided piped drinking water connection to their homes including lakhs of families in Uttar Pradesh as well.” 

He added, “Under the Jal Jeevan Mission, the life of our mothers and sisters is getting easier due to easy water access at the comfort of their homes.” 

PM Modi said {that a} main good thing about this has additionally been the discount of many illnesses like cholera, typhoid, encephalitis attributable to soiled water of the poor households. 

He lamented that regardless of having a whole lot of sources, Vindhyachal or Bundelkhand areas grew to become areas of deficiencies. 

“In spite of having several rivers, these regions were known as the most thirsty and drought-affected regions and forced many people to migrate from here. Now water scarcity and irrigation issues will be resolved by these projects and it signifies rapid development,” added PM Modi.

The Prime Minister remarked when piped water reaches hundreds of villages in Vindhyanchal, the well being of kids of this area can be improved and their bodily and psychological improvement will probably be higher. 

He added that self-reliant India will get energy from self-reliant villages.

The Prime Minister pointed to provision of LPG cylinder, electrical energy provide, Solar plant at Mirzapur, completion of irrigation initiatives and photo voltaic initiatives on uncultivable land to offer regular additional revenue to the farmers.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Governor Anandiben Patel and Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat have been additionally current on the event.

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