Centre allocates Rs. 7,000 Crores grant to West Bengal under JJM

Published: Jun 1, 2021, 11:03 pm IST

New Delhi, To provide every household with assured tap water supply on regular and long-term basis, Central Government allocated Rs. 6,998.97 Crore grant to West Bengal under Jal Jeevan Mission for the year 2021-22. The Central allocation for the year 2019-20 was Rs. 995.33 Crores, which was increased to Rs. 1,614.18 Crore in 2020-21.

Union Minister, Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat while approving the enhanced allocation, also assured full assistance to the State for provision of tap water supply to every rural home by 2024.

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