Grand ICT Challenge under Jal JeevanMission receives impressive response

News: Grand ICT Challenge under Jal Jeevan Mission has received impressive response from the participants.   Facts: Grand ICT Challenge: It was launched by National Jal Jeevan Mission in partnership with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY). Aim: To harness vibrant ‘Internet of Things’ ecosystems for creating smart rural water supply systems to… Continue reading Grand ICT Challenge under Jal JeevanMission receives impressive response

Goa becomes first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State

News: Goa has become the first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State in the country as it has successfully provided 100% Functional Household Tap Connections(FHTCs) in the rural areas by utilising the benefits under Jal Jeevan Mission(JJM). Facts: Jal Jeevan Mission: It aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections(HarGharJal) to all… Continue reading Goa becomes first ‘Har Ghar Jal’ State

Union Minister of Jal Shakti launches 100-days Mission Mode Campaign to provide potable piped water supply in Schools & Anganwadi Centres

News: Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched ‘100 days campaign’ on 2nd October 2020 to ensure piped safe water in schools and anganwadi centres across Facts: The piped water facilities will be operated and maintained by the Gram Panchayat and/ or its sub-committee i.e. Village Water & Sanitation Committee or Paani Samiti. Jal Jeevan Mission:… Continue reading Union Minister of Jal Shakti launches 100-days Mission Mode Campaign to provide potable piped water supply in Schools & Anganwadi Centres

Additional funds sought for Jal Jeevan Mission

News: The Ministry of Jal Shakti has asked for additional funds of ₹82,000 crore from the 15th Finance Commission for the Jal Jeevan mission as only 18% of households are currently covered. Facts: Launched Year: 2019. Aim: To provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections (HarGharJal) to all rural households by… Continue reading Additional funds sought for Jal Jeevan Mission

Arsenic and iron in water: 30,000 rural habitations affected, 20,000 in two states

News:Ministry of Jal Shakti has tabled the data on water contamination in the Parliament. Facts: Key takeaways from the data: As of November 27,2019, 3.22% of the rural habitations across all states and UTs which accounts for 3.73% of the population were consuming drinking water with quality issues. Iron is the most common contaminant of… Continue reading Arsenic and iron in water: 30,000 rural habitations affected, 20,000 in two states

Jal Jeevan Mission

News: Jal Sakti Ministry has said that States, aside from those in the North East and the Himalayan region, will have to bear half the fiscal burden of the Jal Jeevan Mission Facts: About Jal Jeevan Mission: Aim: It seeks to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections (HarGharJal) to all… Continue reading Jal Jeevan Mission

Jal Jeevan Mission

News:Government has decided to spend Rs 3.5 lakh crore in the next five years under under Jal Jeevan Mission. Facts: About Jal Jeevan mission: Aim:It seeks to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections (HarGharJal) to all rural households by 2024. Ministry:It will be implemented by the Jal Shakti Ministry. The… Continue reading Jal Jeevan Mission

Government to launch Jal Jeevan Mission to bring piped water to households: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, has said that Rs 3.5 lakh crore will be spent in the coming years under the Jal Jeevan Mission to bring piped water to households. Jal Jeevan Mission seeks to provide safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections (HarGharJal) to all rural households… Continue reading Government to launch Jal Jeevan Mission to bring piped water to households: PM Modi

Telling Numbers: State-by-state — supply of piped water in villages

According to the data provided by the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Gujarat has the highest penetration of piped water supply under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP). Himachal Pradesh and Haryana perform the best after Gujarat. West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar perform the worst when it… Continue reading Telling Numbers: State-by-state — supply of piped water in villages