India, Nov. 22 -- Prime minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched 'Har Ghar Nal Yojna' (tap water to every household), for Sonbhadra and Mirzapur in Vindhya region of Uttar Pradesh via video conference on Sunday, while chief minister Yogi Adityanath was present in Sonbhadra.

The scheme worth Rs 5,555.38 crore is aimed at providing water to over 41 lakh villagers in two districts.

According to a press statement by the government, under 'Har Ghar Nal Yojna', Yogi Adityanath government will ensure water supply through pipelines to 2,995 villages in two districts in the region.

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath said, since independence till date, only 398 villages got pipe water supply. Now, 2,995 villages are going to be benefitted by 'Har G...