Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal

Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal

This resolution aims to provide clean drinking water to every citizen of Bihar, without any discrimination. This resolution is an unflinching endeavor to provide clean drinking water in the homes of approximately 2 crore households in the state through concerted co-operation of the people of every village and locality in Bihar. Under this, schemes have been ulated to provide piped water supply to every household with a view to end their dependence on Hand-pumps (chapakal) and other sources of drinking water.

Four schemes launched by the State Government for achieving this resolution :

  1. Mukhyamantri Gramin Peyjal Nishchay Yojana.
  2. Mukhyamantri Gramin  Peyjal Nishchay Yojana (Gunvatta Prabhavit Kshetr).
  3. Mukhyamantri Gramin Peyjal Nishchay yojana( Gair Gunvatta Prabhavit Kshetr).
  4. Mukhyamantri Shahri Peyjal Nishchay Yojana.

                                          

Mukhyamantri Gramin Peyjal Nishchay Yojana

  • Mukhyamantri Gramin Peyjal Nishchay Yojana was launched on 27th September, 2016.
  • All households in 4291  Gram Panchayats that do not have access to good quality drinking water shall be provided clean drinking water through piped water supply under Mukhyamantri Gramin Peyjal Nishchay Yojana. The scheme is being implemented by the Panchayati Raj Department.
  • It aims to provide clean drinking water through piped supply to every household in rural area through community participation by 2019-2020.
  • Phase-wise implementation of the scheme will be done by taking up small and micro water supply schemes. The requirement of water will be fulfilled through boring, submersible pumps and distribution pipelines. The cost of water supply works will be met by convergence of funds available on the recommendation of the 14th Finance Commission and 5th state finance commission and the state plan fund. An estimated expense of Rs.8373.54 crores is likely to be incurred for completion of the schemes in the financial year 2016-17 and three next years.
  • In the Finacial year 21018-2019, Against a cumulative target to provide potable (safe drinking) water facilities to 71.16 lakh households spread over 46,847 rural wards, work is under progress in 42,424 rural wards and has been completed in 19,166 rural wards while 26.39 lakh households have been provided with potable (safe & drinking) water facilities, as of now.