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Funds for Gujarat doubled under Jal Jivan Mission, Centre says in response to MP Parimal Nathwani’s query

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The funds given under the Jal Jivan Mission by the Centre to Gujarat has doubled in the year 2020-21. The Centre had allocated Rs390.31 crore to Gujarat in the year 2019-20 under the mission while in the year 2020-21 it came to Rs883.08 crore.

This detail was revealed by Minister of Jal Shakti, Rattan Lal Kataria in the Rajya Sabha on Monday in response to a question by MP Parimal Nathwani.

The minister said that the mission was announced on August 15, 2019, and so far 3.36 crore rural households have been connected with a tap water connection across the country. This figure was 11.12 lakh in Gujarat.

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Of the Rs883 crore that was allocated to Gujarat in the year 2020-21 Rs662.76 crore was distributed up to February 2021.

Parimal Nathwani had also asked how many households in Gujarat had been given a tap connection under the scheme.

Of the money that was allocated Rs387.66 crore has been used under the mission in Gujarat in 2020-21 while Rs384.61 crore was used in the year 2019-210.

 

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