At a time when the Government of Arunachal Pradesh is pursuing the goal of making the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) a success by aiming to provide 100% tap water connections to all households in the state by 2023, the success story of Serin, a quaint village located at an altitude of 2,000 feet in the Raga Block of Kamle district and a few others has evoked confidence.
Despite all the difficulties in implementation, the tiny and remote Serin village inhabited by the Nyishi community with a total population of 130, which also requires a full-day’s trekking by foot to reach, has finally got a place in the country’s Jal Jeevan Mission map. This is a permanent respite from the daily arduous task of fetching water from nearby spring sources and the villagers are visibly elated as uninterrupted potable water will now be available in their premises.
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