Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Manipur Water Supply Project through video conferencing today. It is a Raksha Bandhan gift for the women of Manipur, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said as he laid the foundation stone for the water supply project through video conferencing today.
Laying the foundation stone of Manipur Water Supply Project. https://t.co/ndTe5zvhe9
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 23, 2020
As per Source, The Manipur Water Supply project, an externally funded project, was designed to provide FHTCs to remaining households in the Greater Imphal Planning area, 25 towns, and for 1,731 rural habitations covering 2,80,756 households in 16 districts of Manipur. The project is an important component of the efforts of the state government to achieve the goal of ‘Har Ghar Jal’ by 2024. The project outlay is about Rs 3054.58 crores with a loan component funded by the New Development Bank.
PM Modi also said “This project will give clean drinking water to Greater Imphal and 1,700 villages in Manipur and would also provide a lifeline to these people.”
With the motto ‘Har Ghar Jal’, The Central government had initiated the Jal Jeevan Mission to provide a safe and adequate quantity of drinking water to every rural household of the country by 2024.