Jal Jeevan Mission: Less than 25% households covered in UP, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh

Even though the government's flagship Jal Jeevan Mission has on an average covered 50 per cent of rural households in the country, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Jharkhand continue to have below 25 per cent coverage of functional tap water connection. Uttar Pradesh has the lowest coverage at 13.75 per cent, followed by Jharkhand at 20.01 per cent, Chhattisgarh 23.26 per cent, and Rajasthan at 24.58 per cent, according to official data.

Jal Jeevan Mission: Less than 25% households covered in UP, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh
Even though the government's flagship Jal Jeevan Mission has on an average covered 50 per cent of rural households in the country, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Jharkhand continue to have below 25 per cent coverage of functional tap water connection. Uttar Pradesh has the lowest coverage at 13.75 per cent, followed by Jharkhand at 20.01 per cent, Chhattisgarh 23.26 per cent, and Rajasthan at 24.58 per cent, according to official data.