Lekhi distributes water ATM cards

New Delhi April 12 : on Minister of State for External Affairs and Culture, Meenakshi Lekhi on Tuesday distributed Water ATM Cards to the residents at Sanjay Camp in New Delhi. Addressing the gathering, Lekhi said that clean and pure water is the right of every citizen and it is our duty to provide it. This card is the identity of new India, she added. “This card will provide clean drinking water to the residents of all the areas through the Ultra Water Filtration Plant started on World Water Day” she added. The on Minister, in March had inaugurated an Ultra Water Filtration Plant at Sanjay Camp. The Minister said that the Water ATM card will help in providing clean and safe drinking water to the residents which will be supplied from the filtration plant. Those who have been given water ATM cards will be recharged every month by the government and every family will get about 20 liters of clean filtered water in a day. The distribution of this Water ATM card is being done as part of the Jal Jeevan Mission. The Jal Jeevan Mission has set the target to provide safe and adequate drinking water to all households by 2024. JA RKM

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