Here is the good news for the pepople that, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is committed to providing clean drinking water to every household by the year 2024.
In this regard, Addressing reporters at an interaction in Delhi, Shekhawat said, "We are working with the commitment to provide clean drinking water to every household, by 2024. This is our priority."
He also outlined that the availability of water is a concern for the whole world and India.
"We have the largest human population and livestock population and per capita availability of water is less. The per capita availability of water that we had in 1950 has reduced considerably and is about one-third of that amount whereas the population has become three times. From 5000 litre per capita water availability that we had then, it is nearly 1400 per capita now", Shekhawat stressed.
The Minister also underscored that providing water for every household was one of BJP's poll promises and added that the party will work towards fulfilling it.
"There are over 14 crores such household where we have to provide water," he said.