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22,000 schools covered under ‘100 days campaign’

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 31

As part of the ‘100 days campaign’, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 2, Punjab achieved the target of providing safe pipe water supply to all schools for drinking, handwashing, toilet use and cooking of mid-day meals.

The progress was highlighted in the review meeting of the Jal Jeevan Mission, taken up by the Prime Minister on Wednesday.

A government spokesperson said the Departments of Water Supply and Sanitation, and School Education had covered 22,322 schools, including 17,328 government and 4,994 private. The work on providing similar connections in all anganwadis of the state was underway and was likely to be completed within 100 days.

The Punjab Government was already implementing Mission Tandarust Punjab, the spokesperson said.

from The Tribune

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