The government has completed the construction of more than 25,000 Amrit Sarovars within the 6 months. Under the Mission Amrit Sarovar, a target has been set to build 50,000 Amrit Sarovars by 15th August, 2023.
According to the Ministry of Rural development, as of on 17th this month about 90,531 sites have been identified for the construction of Amrit Sarovars, out of which work has been started on 52,245 sites.
Mission Amrit Sarovar was launched on 24th April, 2022 with the resolve to build 75 Amrit Sarovars during the 75th year of independence as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in every district to overcome the water crisis in rural areas of the country. (AIR NEWS)