The proactive state government has already started prepping up for the third phase of Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan (MJSA), an ambitious and comprehensive water-conservation campaign started by CM Raje.
In the wake of concluding MJSA II phase on July 31, the government has already started the process of identifying villages where developmental works will be carried out in the third phase.
Before the III phase of MJSA starts, the state government will host a meeting with social groups and NGOs for assessing their interests in contributing to the campaign.
Headstart to MJSA III phase
State Health minister Kalicharan Saraf held a constructive meeting with officials to decipher the progress chart of MJSA II phase.
Contributions received in the MJSA second phase which is approximately Rs 1.17 crore was twice the amount received in the first phase. Saraf also highlighted that different social organizations can contribute financially or in other ways.
MJSA Beneficiaries: Villages and townships
MJSA has proved to be a benison for many villages and townships. Aimed at benefitting 42 lakh people and 45 lakh livestock, MJSA I phase proved to be a lighthouse scheme for one and all. It also brought 25 state blocks in the safe zone.
In the second phase, the government expanded the MJSA benefits to as many as 4,200 villages and 66 townships. Additionally, the government introduced innovative techniques to make operations more efficient.
A total of 7,740 villages has been covered in the ambit of MJSA II phase. MJSA has garnered a total contribution of Rs 59,30,50,426.
The MJSA scheme was launched in the desert state in January 2016.