PM announces Jal Jeevan Mission to ensure safe drinking water to all households

Addressing the nation from
the Red Fort on the
occassion of Independence
day, Prime Minister Prime
Minister Narendra Modi said,
India understands the
important of water
conservation and thus, a new
ministry for Jal Shakti has
been created

He announced Jal Jeevan
mission to make drinking
water available to all
households and said
government will spend 3.5
lakh crore rupees for it.Prime
Minister said, the movement
towards water conservation
has to take place at the
grassroots level and it should
not be limited to mere a
Government programme. He
said, people from all walks of
life have to be integrated in
this movement.