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Goa: First to become Har Ghar Jal State; to provide 100% Tap Water Connections

On October 9, 2020, the Ministry of Jal Shakti announced that Goa has become the first state in India to provide 100% tap water connections in rural areas. Around 2.3 lakh households were covered in the state. Highlights On its successful implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission, Goa has become the first “Har Ghar Jal State” ..

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NSO report: Rural India yet to become Open Defecation Free

The NSO under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation conducted survey on drinking water, hygiene, sanitation and housing condition between the period July 2018 and December 2018. According to the survey one fourth of the households had no access to toilets. The main objective of this survey was to gather information about sanitation along with ..

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Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019

India has launched the nation’s largest rural sanitation survey to ensure and ascertain if India’s goal to meet the Open defecation Free target is being achieved by October 2, 2019. October 2 is the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation.? What is the survey? The survey, aptly named Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2019, ..

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Swachh Bharat Mission: Rural sanitation coverage crosses the 85% mark

According to Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, rural sanitation coverage of India has risen to 85% under Swachh Bharat Mission. Recent survey conducted by Independent Verification Agency across 90,000 households in over 6000 villages across the country has found usage of toilets in rural India to be 93.4%. Key Facts This sanitation coverage under ..

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