PM Modi announces Jal Jeevan Mission to ensure safe drinking water to all households
Addressing the nation from the Red Fort on the occassion of Independence day, Prime Minister Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, India understands the important of water conservation and thus, a new ministry for Jal Shakti has been created.
He announced ‘Jal Jivan’ mission to make drinking water available to all households and said government will spend 3.5 lakh crore rupees for it.
Prime Minister said, the movement towards water conservation has to take place at the grassroots level and it should not be limited to mere a Government programme.
He said, people from all walks of life have to be integrated in this movement.
SOURCE: DD NEWS