A- A A+
Last Updated : Aug 10 2020 7:09AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi launches financing facility of Rs 1 lakh cr under Agri-Infra Fund; Also releases 6th installment of Rs 17,000 cr to over 8.5 cr beneficiaries under PM-KISAN scheme            12 Islands of Andaman and Nicobar chosen for expansion of high impact projects, says Prime Minister            Defence Minister says, import embargo on 101 items to be introduced to boost indigenisation of defence production            Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal exhorts traders community to fully contribute towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat campaign            India touches a new peak of conducting over seven lakh tests of coronavirus samples in a single day; Recovery rate reaches 68.78%           

National News

Jul 04, 2020
1:12PM

Union Jal Shakti Minister holds discussion with Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister on Jal Jeevan Mission

@OfficeOfGSS
Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat discussed implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Himachal Pradesh with Chief Minister Jairam Thakur through video conferencing.

The Centre is according top priority to assure basic services to the people living in rural areas of the country with focus on improving their living standard. Drinking water supply is a service delivery, where the quantity, quality of water supplied and periodicity of water supply has to be ensured for which Jal Jeevan Mission is under implementation. The objective of the Mission is universal coverage and emphasis is on the principle of equity and inclusiveness.

Himachal Pradesh is planning 100 per cent coverage by August, 2022, ahead of national goal by 2024. By doing so, Himachal Pradesh will be one of the leading states to accomplish the ambitious target of providing tap connection to each rural household. In this context, Mr Shekhawat had a discussion with the Himachal Chief Minister who assured of faster execution of rural drinking water supply works in the state so as to achieve the target in a time-bound manner.
 

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 9 (Aug) Midday News 9 (Aug) Evening News 9 (Aug) Hourly 10 (Aug) (0610hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 9 (Aug) दोपहर समाचार 9 (Aug) समाचार संध्या 9 (Aug) प्रति घंटा समाचार 10 (Aug) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 9 (Aug) Khabrein(Day) 9 (Aug) Khabrein(Eve) 9 (Aug)
Aaj Savere 9 (Aug) Parikrama 9 (Aug)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 9 (Aug) Samayki 9 (Aug) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 9 (Aug) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 8 (Aug) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 8 (Aug)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)