The chief minister of Rajasthan assesses the Jal Jeevan Mission's progress and orders authorities to prevent a water catastrophe
In order to prevent a disaster in the future, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot instructed authorities on Wednesday to create permanent drinking water sources.
Gehlot gave instructions to authorities while reviewing the status of the Jal Jeevan Mission's construction projects at his house. He specifically asked them to focus on the accessibility of drinking water.
He said that the state administration is doing all possible to finish the projects associated with the Jal Jeevan Mission, despite challenging geographic circumstances and dispersed habitations.
According to a formal statement, "the state administration is working with full dedication to fix the drinking water situation.
The chief minister gave authorities severe orders to take action against unauthorised connections, the use of boosters, and damage to the state's water supply systems.
According to Subodh Agarwal, additional chief secretary of the Public Health Engineering Department, Rajasthan is third in the nation for providing daily water hookups for the mission.
According to him, the state gave out 7,142 connections per day on average in February, and 8,000 connections per day are expected to be handed out in March.
According to PHE Department representatives, a letter requesting permission of five significant projects has been issued to the federal government.
5,739 villages in the cities of Alwar, Bharatpur, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Dholpur, Pratapgarh, Chittorgarh, Rajsamand, Udaipur, Sikar, and Jhunjhunu would get water when these projects are approved and finished.
Managing Director of Jal Jeevan Mission Avichal Chaturvedi, Minister of State for Public Health Engineering Arjun Singh Bamnia, Additional Chief Secretary for Finance Akhil Arora, and top bureaucrats were present at the meeting.