Water sector project

The state of Meghalaya has recently presented the Annual Action Plan to achieve 100% household tap connections by December, 2022. Out of 5.89 lakh total rural households, the State is planning to provide 1.80 lakh tap connections in 2020-21. Meghalaya is planning to cover 1096 villages with 100% tap connection in 2020-21. Under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), States are given additional funds in form of performance grants based on their performances in terms of outputs achieved i.e. the household tap connections. Government of India approved Rs.175 crore for implementation of JJM in 2020-21. Under Jal Jeevan Mission, water quality testing laboratories at district & state levels are given priority. Community is being encouraged for surveillance of water quality. PHE Department is facilitating and empowering and engaging with the community.

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