Punjab

Percentage of population using improved drinking water source in rural India

Dilbag Singh | April 08, 2021 03:49 PM
Punjab Tribune Bureau

 

NAKODAR The percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source in rural areas in India was 94.57% during 2015-16. It has decreased by -22 basis points to 94.35% during 2016-17 over 2015-16. We have observed annual growth of 0.75% in the percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source in rural areas in India during 2018-19 from 95.23% during 2017-18. The percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source in rural areas in India was 96.83% during 2019-20, up by 85 basis points against 95.98% during 2018-19. said a report based on data released by the Union Ministry of Jail Shakhty which has been posted on the website data.gov.in.

It said that the maximum value of 96.83% has been seen in 2019-20 in the percentage of the population using an improved drinking water source in rural areas in India during the period under consideration.

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