Ques: Which is the first state to get the 1st position for providing the highest number of domestic water tap connections in 2014-15?
Ans: Raipur Chattisgarh.
Ques: Under which program Raipur got the 1st position for proving highest water tap connections?
Ans: National Rural Drinking Water Program (NRDWP)
Ques: What is the main objective of NRDWP?
Ans: To protect rural people from water borne disease by providing pure drinking water.
Raipur Chhattisgarh has nailed the 1st position for providing the highest number of domestic water tap connections in 2014-15 under the National Rural Drinking Water Program (NRDWP).
As per the reports, about 88,000 domestic tap connections have been provided in 2014-15.
Raipur has also ranked 1st previously for installing solar pumps, Secretary, Public Health Engineering Department.
Besides this, the number of water connections provided is 300 per cent greater than the annual target set by Central Government for Chhattisgarh, Mishra said in a statement.
The objective of this Program
This program was conducted to provide pure drinking water to rural people just to protect them from water borne diseases.
To execute this plan each household had to pay a fee of INR 500 for water connection under the program.
#however, for people belonging to BPL category, the State Government bears the cost.