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.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Standards for Drinking Water, 28/11/2019.

The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has conducted a survey on Drinking Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Housing Condition as a part of 76th round of National Sample Survey (NSS).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Drinking Water Supply in Drought Affected Areas, 21/11/2019.

Water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions are increasingly recognized as essential for improving nutritional outcomes in children. Emerging literature describes the negative effects of poor sanitation on child growth. However, limited evidence has shown a link between water quality and nutritional outcomes.

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