These villagers in Ganjam’s Bhanjanagar area resorted to protests after their drinking water supply was allegedly discontinued.
The department in a written submission further informed that as on February 9 last year, in 61 identified Japanese Encephalitis/Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (JE/AES) affected districts in five states, provision of tap water supply has increased from 8.02 lakh (2.64 per cent) to 123.07 lakh (40.43 per cent).
The Jal Jeevan Mission, launched in 2019, is envisioned to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections by 2024 to all households in rural India.
Bhubaneswar: The ‘never-ending’ issues related to piped drinking water supply rocked the Odisha Assembly on Tuesday after Congress MLAs targeted the State government citing that it has furnished wrong data in the House. Surprisingly, even legislators of the ruling-BJD cornered the government over the issue. Replying to a question asked by Congress MLA Tara Prasad […]