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Half of states yet to provide water supply to schools, anganwadi centres

16 per cent of schools lack water supply connection; 31.8 per cent still do not have tap water in urinals

Jal Jeevan Mission

Ishaan Gera New Delhi
In October 2020, the government launched a 100-day campaign to get water supply in all schools and anganwadi centres.

The programme complements Jal Jeevan Mission in providing functional tap water connections to all households by 2024. It was to be completed in January 2021, but 16 per cent of schools in the country still lack water supply connections.

Data from the Jal Jeevan Mission dashboard shows that over 21 per cent of Anganwadis do not have access to tap water supply. Since the mission's launch, nearly half of the states have provided tap water connections to all their schools and

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First Published: Mar 31 2022 | 2:43 PM IST

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