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Odisha gets Rs. 812 Cr for Jal Jeevan Mission for FY 21

Odisha Government recently submitted their annual action plan on Water Supply to households for the year 2020-21 before the National Committee headed by Secretary, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti. The committee approved Rs. 812 Crore for implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission in the state for FY 21.

Amount allocated for the same last year was Rs. 297 Crores. Odisha plans to provide 16.21 lakh household connections in 2020-21. It has stressed on priority being given for 100 percent coverage of villages under water scarce areas, Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojna villages and SC/ ST dominated habitation.