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All rural households will have tap water in by 2024: Vini Mahajan

Centre supporting states to achieve the target, says secretary in the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti

Vini Mahajan
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Vini Mahajan, secretary in the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti

Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
The central government is working with 13 states to ensure all rural households have tapped water by 2024, said Vini Mahajan, secretary in the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, in an interview with Raghav Aggarwal.

Here are edited excerpts from the email interview.

The Jal Shakti Ministry’s allocation has been raised by over 40 per cent in Budget 2023. Why such a boost?

The increased allocation reflects the Centre's commitment to increasing the ease of living of the people. The Centre has always been clear in its commitment to provide funds for the schemes implemented

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First Published: Feb 17 2023 | 5:05 PM IST

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