Har Ghar Gangajal Scheme

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har ghar ganga jal scheme|har ghar gangajal scheme upsc:The scheme will harvest the excess water in the Ganga during the monsoon flooding season, to be treated, stored, and piped to Rajgir, Gaya, and Bodhgaya, regions that have for long depended on tankers of drinking water from adjoining districts.The Bihar CM, who was welcomed by public with chants of “Bhavi Pradhanmantri (future PM)”, said: “Our government has worked towards developing religious sites of Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Buddhists.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said his government had taken care of all religions and developed religious sites for Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Buddhists. The CM was speaking at the inauguration of the first phase of the state government’s flagship ‘Har Ghar Gangajal’ scheme in Rajgir, under which about 7.5-lakh households of Rajgir (Nalanda), Gaya and Bodhgaya will start getting piped Ganga water. The Rs 4,000-crore scheme has harvested floodwaters of Ganga to take it to reservoirs in Gaya and Rajgir. During the second phase, due to be completed sometime next year, Nawada will be covered.

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har ghar gangajal scheme

The Bihar Government is set to launch the Har Ghar Gangajal project to deliver water from Ganga river to the dry areas in the state that do not lie along the course of the river.Under the Har Ghar Gangajal scheme, the surplus water from the Ganga river will be collected during the monsoon season to be treated, stored and piped to Rajgir, Gaya, and Bodhgaya – the regions that have long relied on tankers from nearby districts for drinking water source during the dry season.

The Bihar CM, who was welcomed by public with chants of “Bhavi Pradhanmantri (future PM)”, said: “Our government has worked towards developing religious sites of Hindus, Muslims, Jains and Buddhists. We renovated several ponds of religious significance for Hindus, and also developed Maqdoom ponds. We have worked for all religions. Now that Ganga water reache is here, it will be available at temples and other religious places besides several educational institutions.”

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About Har Ghar Gangajal scheme

  •  It is a unique and ambitious initiative to provide Ganga water on tap in the parched areas of the state.
  • The scheme will help to harvest the excess water of the  Ganga during the monsoon season.
  •  The water will be stored in reservoirs in Rajgir and Gaya before being channeled to three treatment-and-purification plants, from where it will be supplied to the public.
  • Har Ghar Gangajal is part of the Bihar government’s Jal, Jeevan, Hariyali scheme.
  • The first phase of the project will be implemented with an outlay of Rs.4,000 crore.
  • Under this phase, large pumps will lift Ganga water from Hathidah, close to Mokama, to supply water for to some 7.5 lakh homes in Rajgir, Bodhgaya, and Gaya.
  • The collected water will initially be stored in reservoirs in Rajgir and Gaya, which will then be channeled to three treatment-and-purification plants.
  • The treated water will be supplied to the public via pipes from Hathidah.
  • The project will make use of existing, renovated and new water connections to reach every beneficiary household.
  • The second phase of the project, which is expected to be launched in 2023, will be provide the Ganga water to Nawada.

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  • It will be launched as part of the state government’s Jal, Jeevan, Hariyali scheme.
  • The first phase of the project will be implemented with an outlay of Rs.4,000 crore.
  • Under this phase, large pumps will lift Ganga water from Hathidah, close to Mokama, to supply water for to some 7.5 lakh homes in Rajgir, Bodhgaya, and Gaya.
  • The collected water will initially be stored in reservoirs in Rajgir and Gaya, which will then be channeled to three treatment-and-purification plants.
  • The treated water will be supplied to the public via pipes from Hathidah.
  • The project will make use of existing, renovated and new water connections to reach every beneficiary household.
  • The second phase of the project, which is expected to be launched in 2023, will be provide the Ganga water to Nawada.
  • Under this scheme, every individual beneficiary will receive 135 litres (two large buckets) of Ganga water every day to be used for drinking and domestic purposes.