SHILLONG, Aug 30 - Meghalaya�Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma reviwed the ongoing works of the PHE department on implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in Sohiong on Saturday.
Meghalaya has set December 2022 as the target for Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTC) to every rural household in the State.
The Chief Minister after visiting Sohiong said that rural household water connections under JJM would be completed as per schedule.
During his visit, Sangma was accompanied PHE Minister, Samlin Malgniang and a team of officials from the department to assess the implementation of the JJM in the area. Sangma also interacted with the beneficiaries.
Under the scheme, the State Government has set a target to provide safe drinking to almost 2 lakh households in this financial year.
�The PHE department is doing a tremendous job to pursue the completion of all works mandated under the programme and move forward aggressively even under such difficult circumstances that we are facing currently,� the Chief Minister said.
Jal Jeevan Mission is a project funded by the Ministry of Jal Shakti. The objective is to provide safe and adequate drinking water to all households in the rural India.