The Uttar Pradesh government, through the Namami Ganga Program and the Rural Water Supply Department, is ensuring that the benefits of projects like ‘Har Ghar Nal’ reach hundreds of villages in the face of acute water shortage in seven districts of Bundelkhand and two districts of Vindhya.
Also, various old schemes have been re-launched in Bundelkhand and Vindhya.
Under the Har Ghar pipe project, drinking water has reached 59,202 households, benefiting 2,36,808 people. Through this project of retrofitting, water is being supplied to more than 1,02,445 households and more than 4,09,780 people have benefited. The government has completed water supply works in more than 60,000 villages under this project.
More than 1,037 houses in Jhansi have been connected to water. Water supply has been provided to 5,414 houses in Lalitpur, 5,203 in Jalaun, 5,779 in Hamirpur, 9,658 in Banda, 2,902 in Chitrakuta and 11,279 in Mahoba. In addition, the government is working to provide effective family connection to more than 17,930 families in Mirzapur and 3,21,403 families in Sonavadra.
In nine districts of Bundelkhand and Vindhyachal, old projects have been completed within a specified time by the officials of Namami Ganga and the Rural Water Supply Department. Out of 62 retrofitting schemes in Mirzapur, about 59 have been completed and more than 24,150 households have got clean water. More than 10,974 houses in Sonbhadra have been connected to water. A total of 9,156 families have benefited in Jalaun, 20,969 in Jhansi, 1,450 in Lalitpur and 11,966 in Mahoba.
Water supply has been provided to more than 10,554 houses in Hamirpur, 835 in Chitrakoot and 12,391 in Banda.
Through two ongoing projects in Jalaun, water has been connected to 1,189 houses in Jalaun, 2,400 houses in Jhansi, 5,184 houses in Lalitpur and 5,062 houses in Mahoba. Water connections have been provided to 1,686 families in Hamirpur, 1,219 in Chitrakoot and 4,596 in Banda.
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