Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Vindhyachal region of Uttar Pradesh on 22nd November through video conferencing.
The total estimated cost of the projects is over five thousand 555 crore rupees. The projects are planned to be completed in 24 months.The projects will provide household tap water connections in all rural households of 2,995 villages and will benefit about 42 lakh population of these districts. Village Water and Sanitation Committees and Paani Samiti have been constituted in all these villages, who will shoulder the responsibility of operation and maintenance.
During the event, the Prime Minister will interact with the Village Water and Sanitation Committee and Paani Samiti Members. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath will also be present on the occasion.