13 Mar 2021: PIB Summary & Analysis

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Jal Jeevan Mission
2. Hunar Haat

1. Jal Jeevan Mission

Context:

Union Minister of Jal Shakti reviews progress made under Jal Jeevan Mission with Water Resource Ministers of all States/ UTs.

Details:

  • The Jal Jeevan Mission is a flagship program of the Union Government for providing tap water connection in every rural household by 2024.
  • The Union Budget 2021 saw an increase in the allocation of funds for the mission from Rs 11,500 crore in 2020-21 to Rs 50,011 crore in 2021-22.
  • In total, more than 7 Crore rural families (36.5%) have now started getting clean water in their homes, i.e. more than 1/3rd of rural household are getting potable water through taps. 

Know more about the Jal Jeevan Mission in the linked article.


2. Hunar Haat

Context:

27th “Hunar Haat” inaugurated at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

Details:

  • This is the 27th such Haat organised by the Ministry of Minority Affairs and is seeing participation from more than 600 artists.

Read more about Hunar Haats in PIB dated Feb 9, 2020.

Read previous PIB here.

March 13th, 2021, PIB:- Download PDF Here

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