Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh qualified for performance incentive grant for 2020-21 under Jal Jeevan Mission– Har Ghar Jal to provide assured tap water supply to every rural home by 2024.
Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Sekhawat approved Rs. 465 Crore as performance incentive to these States.
The provision of performance incentive fund under Jal Jeevan Mission has generated a healthy competition among States/ UTs, which will help in speedy implementation and assured water supply under this life-changing mission.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Goa and Telangana States have become ‘Har Ghar Jal’ States/ UT and every household in 55 districts and 85 thousand villages of the country, have tap water supply. Gujarat is among the best performing States which is implementing Jal Jeevan Mission to ensure tap water supply to every home.