Uma Bharati launches New Swajal Project in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand
Uma Bharati, the Union minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has launched the Bagori Ganga Gram project, New Swajal Project at Bagori and Gangotri Iconic Place at Dunda village in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand on February 20, 2018. Besides creating cleanliness, providing basic amenities to the people of Ganga bank villages, these projects would also generate employment. The Open Defecation Free (ODF) village Bagori is one of the 24 pilot Ganga Villages picked up to be transformed into Ganga Grams this year. Swajal is a community owned drinking water programme for sustained drinking water supply.
Topics: Ganges • Gangotri • India • Open defecation • sanitation • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Tourism in Uttarakhand • Uttarakhand • Uttarkashi • Uttarkashi district