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BS Number Wise: Cities leak money in supplying tap water to households

Households pay only a fraction of supply cost, and the government signs the bill for subsidies

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BS Number Wise | Clean drinking water | Jal shakti

Ishaan Gera  |  New Delhi 



Jal Jeevan Mission

Since 2019, India has provided tap water connections to 50 million rural households. Of its 192 million rural households, 42.8 per cent have a tap water connection. Till 2019, only 16.8 per cent had tap water.

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First Published: Mon, October 11 2021. 11:19 IST

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