This technical appendix is a companion document to the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) Report. It contains additional details about the methods used in the 2020 EPI.

In 2019, the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF and partners worked side by side with children and young people to overcome the obstacles that keep far too many children from reaching their full potential.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jaiswal Vs State of Maharashtra dated 13/02/2020 regarding illegal running of an industrial unit for manufacturing of packaged drinking water in CTS No. 12369/361, Plot No. 40, Ahinsangar, Aurangabad which is stated to be a residential area. Unauthorized drawal of groundwater through dug well and bore well was also alleged.

In accordance with Hon'ble Prime Minister's vision for an integrated approach in the water sector and an overall water secure nation, the Government of India has recently restructured and subsumed the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) into the Jal Jeevn Mission (JJM) to provide Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTCs) to every

The Prime Minister released the operational guidelines for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). According to the government data, of the 179 million rural households in the country, 81.7 per cent are yet to have water tap connections.

In a new report "Equal to the task: financing for a state of emergency in water supply, sanitation and hygiene" consider the financing challenges facing Nigeria’s WASH sector.

The government had approved Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in August 2019, to provide Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) to every rural household by 2024. These pperational Guidelines released by the Prime Minister will help various functionaries involved in the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission.

The Centre’s most recent flagship scheme - Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) to provide drinking water to 14.6 crore rural households- is set to be operationalized with Prime Minister Modi to release the Operational Guidelines.

The Centre’s most recent flagship scheme - Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) to provide drinking water to 14.6 crore rural households- is set to be operationalized with Prime Minister Modi to release the Operational Guidelines.

Access to safe and reliable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is a critical precondition for providing a safe school environment that supports equal opportunities for high-quality education and healthy development of children.

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