Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicPiped water supply

Topic: piped water supply

In these Haryana villages, PM Modi’s Nal Se Jal has ended a painful daily chore for women

Villages in five Haryana districts — Kurukshetra, Ambala, Rohtak, Karnal and Panchkula — now have 100 per cent tap water connection, provided under the Nal Se Jal programme.

Modi govt wants states to employ returning migrant workers in Har Ghar Nal Se Jal projects

The Centre has told states they should engage skilled and semi-skilled workforce from among the migrant workers, who have returned to their villages.

Under Nal Se Jal, villagers will decide how much they should pay for water they consume

Inspiration for this idea came from Gujarat’s potable water supply scheme implemented by the Water & Sanitation Management Organisation. 

Amit Shah-led ministers’ group to decide the fee rural India will pay for piped water

4-member Group of Ministers will also discuss other modalities for Har Ghar Nal Se Jal scheme. User fee is expected to be in range of Rs 30-50 per household.

On Camera

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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