- Only 5.4% of houses under PMAY-G finished this year(TH) Advent of pandemic caused long delays at every stage, says Rural Development Ministry
- Since launch of Jal Jeevan Mission, over 4 Crore rural homes provided with tap water connections(PIB) Announced by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 15th August, 2019, with the aim to provide tap water supply to every rural home by 2024, Jal Jeevan Mission has reached a new milestone of providing over 4 Crore rural households with tap water supply. Now, 7.24 Crore (38%) i.e. more than 1/3rd of rural households are getting potable water through taps. Goa has become the first State in the country to provide 100% tap water supply followed by Telangana and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The untiring efforts of States/ UTs have helped Jal Jeevan Mission provide assured tap water supply to every family living in 56 districts and over 86 thousand villages. States/ UTs are now competing with each other and focusing on the target to ensure that every household in the country gets safe drinking water , so that 'no one is left out’.
GS2: International Relations
- Polarisation in times of dispossession(TH) It is democratic struggle within Sri Lanka, rather than advocacy in Geneva, that will put an end to this dangerous trajectory
- PM greets people of Rajasthan on its State Day(PIB) The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Rajasthan on its State Day.