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Govt approves 315 water supply schemes for Jharkhand


  • The Union Government has approved 315 water supply schemes worth 9,544 crore rupees for Jharkhand under the Jal Jeevan Mission. 
  • Jal Shakti Ministry said that these schemes will provide tap water supply to about 8 lakh rural households in 4,424 villages of the State.
  • Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat allocated over 2,479 crore rupees this year, which is 4-fold increase from last year’s allocation.