Jal Jeevan Mission: Revised District Action Plan approved at Rajouri

RAJOURI, JANUARY 08: District Development Commissioner Rajouri Om Prakash Bhagat presided over a pivotal meeting today, to deliberate and approve the revised district action plan aimed at ensuring comprehensive coverage of left out beneficiaries under the ambitious Jal Jeevan Mission.
Jal Jeevan Mission, a visionary initiative, is steadfast in its commitment to providing safe and ample drinking water through individual household tap connections reaching every rural household in India. In addition to ensuring access to clean water, the program emphasizes the implementation of source sustainability measures, making greywater management, recharge, and reuse integral components of its mandate.
The detailed deliberations during the meeting centered on the proposed action plan, reflecting the ongoing evolution of the mission. Previously encompassing 293 schemes with an estimated cost of Rs 1942.80 crores, the revised plan has not only streamlined existing initiatives but has also introduced five additional schemes. Consequently, the total number of schemes now stands at an impressive 298, with an estimated cost of Rs 1974.77 crores.
The District Development Commissioner Rajouri expressed optimism about the potential of the revised plan to significantly enhance the reach of the mission, ensuring that no community is left without the essential resource of clean water. The commitment and collaborative efforts of the officers present underscore the dedication of the district administration to achieving the overarching goal of the mission.
This meeting serves as a testament to the proactive approach adopted by the district administration in addressing the challenges and evolving needs of water resource management. As the revised action plan gains momentum, it is anticipated to bring about transformative changes in the lives of residents, reinforcing the district’s commitment to sustainable development.
ADDC Pawan Kumar, DFO Rajouri Arshdeep Singh; DFO Nowshera, Sateyendra Maurya, CPO Mohammad Khurshid, SE Hydraulics Bhram Jyoti Sharma, ACD Vijay Kumar, CEO Education Bishamber Dass, CMO, Dr Rajinder Sharma; CAO Sohan Singh, EXEN Jal Shakti Rajouri Ashwini Sharma, SE Jal Shakti Nowshera Bipin Kumar and other officers attended the meeting.

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