Day: May 13, 2021

Tapping the potential: How the ‘Nal se Jal’ scheme has empowered women in Rajasthan – Nation News

The Har Ghar Nal Se Jal scheme is empowering thousands of women in Rajasthan by bringing potable water to their doorstep DIRECT TO HOME: Tap water supply at a house in Sindrath village Sindrath village, near Rajasthan’s Sirohi town, 410 km from Jaipur, is buzzing with excitement. Homes have started getting tap supply of potable …

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The spring of their lives: Sikkim’s spring revival scheme – Nation News

When 28-year-old Alka Chhetri got married in 2012 and settled in Mungram village in south Sikkim, her biggest challenge was sourcing water from afar and rationing its use. “I came from Darjeeling and was used to tap water. Fetching water from a spring four kilometres away left me fatigued. Water used for washing clothes and …

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Ending the drudgery: Why the Jal Jeevan Mission to provide piped drinking water inspires hope – Nation News

AT the headquarters of the Union Jal Shakti ministry in New Delhi, Bharat Lal, additional secretary and director, Jal Jeevan Mission, clicks on his computer to check on the progress of the government’s massive programme to ensure that every rural household has a functional tap connection for drinking water by 2024. The dashboard of the …

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