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Nagaland yet to achieve 100% FHTC coverage

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By Henlly Phom Odyuo Updated: Apr 27, 2022 10:25 pm

Our Reporter
Dimapur, April 27 (EMN): While 107 districts in India have achieved 100% Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), Wokha district in Nagaland recorded the highest coverage at 63.53% and Dimapur at the lowest with 32.11%.

There are 740 villages in Nagaland where water supply work is in progress, while 490 villages are yet to start. This was revealed by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, department of drinking water and sanitation report in ‘Jal Jeevan Samvad.’

Report stated that there has been a progressive coverage with an increase of 48.51% FHTC as on March 31, 2022. On August 15, 2019, when the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) was launched, the coverage of FHTC was at 17% with coverage of 3.23 crore and till March 2022 there was an increase of 6.14 crore making the total coverage of FHTC to 9.37 crore.

According to the report, 100% coverage has been achieved by Telangana, Puducherry, Goa, Andaman & Nicobar Island, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, and Haryana, while Uttar Pradesh remained in the bottom with 13.52% coverage. Nagaland was at the bottom 11 till March 2022.

Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, and Rajasthan reported under 25% of FHTC till date.  

As per the report from the Northeast region, Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland has the lowest coverage below 50% while Sikkim has coverage of 84.74, Arunachal Pradesh at 66.50%, Manipur at 66.50%, Mizoram at 60.78%, and Tripura at 50.40%.   

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By Henlly Phom Odyuo Updated: Apr 27, 2022 10:25:33 pm
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