‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ Mission-- Punjab

Published on February 03, 2021
Current Context: The Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, launched ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission.
‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ Mission-- Punjab
  • The ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission aims to the portable water supply to every rural house of the state by March 2022.
  • He also inaugurated Mega Surface Water Supply Scheme which covers 85 villages of Moga district of the state, 144 new water supply schemes for 172 villages of the state and 121 arsenic and iron removal plants.
  • The funds for the scheme are approved by World Bank, GOI’s Jal Jeevan Mission, NABARD and Gov. of Punjab.
  • The scheme will prove beneficial to more than 1.6 lakh residents from 155 villages in Amritsar, Tarn Taran, and Gurdaspur districts of Punjab by replacing groundwater with surface water supply for drinking, besides resolving the problem of arsenic affected habitations.
  • Static Part: 
    • Lakes in Punjab: Harike Lake, Kanjli Lake, Ropar Lake
    • Wild Life Sanctuaries in Punjab: Abohar WLS, Bir Bhadson WLS, Bir Moti Bagh WLS, Bir Mehaswala WLS

Question: 

Q.1 Which state launched ‘Har Ghar Pani, Har Ghar Safai’ mission?
a. Punjab
b. Bihar
c. Uttar Pradesh
d. Jharkhand

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