Govt provides tap water connections under Jal Jeevan Mission to 278 lakh households
- At present more than 6 crore rural households in the country are getting potable water in their households through taps.
- The mission was announced on 15 August last year.
- Jal Shakti Ministry said, 18 districts across the country have provided tap connections to all households and States are competing with each other to ensure tap water supply to every home.
- In 2020-21, a sum of Rs. 23,500 crore has been allocated for the implementation of the mission.