Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of The Indian Oil Corporation Limited Vs Shri Sant Dasganu Maharaj Shetkari Sangh Akolner dated 30/10/2023.

Keeping in view the significance of providing adequate and potable water in rural and urban areas, a Performance Audit on Rural and Urban Water Supply Schemes in Haryana (Report No. 3 of the year 2023) was conducted for the period 2016-21. The field study was conducted in eight districts out of 22 districts.

Jal Jeevan Survekshan (JJS) was launched by Hon'ble vice President of India on 21st October 2022 to assess districts and states on their performance in achieving the objectives of the JJM.

This compendium comprises success stories of managing water supply, grey water and faecal sludge in rural India under different government programmes. Sixty-four case studies illustrate the substantial on-ground impact-including reduced expenditure on health and improved quality of life, especially for women and the girl child-of implementation of on-ground structures for treatment of water, grey water and faecal sludge. The volume is divided into three sections.

This study analyses the extent to which data and information on safely managed drinking water services are reported in India. Such data is characterised by access to the improved source of drinking water that is located on the premises, available when needed, and free from faecal and priority chemical contamination.

Around 62% of rural households in India had fully functional tap water connections within their premises, according to a survey commissioned by the Union Ministry of Water Resources to assess the functioning of the government’s marquee Jal Jeevan Mission. Centre in June reported 52% rural households as having tap water connections.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Panna Lal Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 22/09/2022.

The NGT received a petition by Panna Lal, Secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist) highlighting the grievances of the inhabitants of village Raheta - a rehabilitated village under the Northern Coalfields (NCL) Kakri Project in Sonbhadra. Eight reverse osmosis plants have been installed there under corporate social responsibility (CSR). Out of them only three are operating and five RO plants are closed.

Jal Jeevan Mission – Har Ghar Jal, is a decentralized, demand-driven community-managed water supply programme that seeks to empower local village community, which means local village community is to play a central role in the planning, implementation, management, operation and maintenance of their own in-village water supply system.

Approximately two-thirds of a billion rural people, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, collect their domestic water from unprotected sources or from engineered but nonetheless distant water points.

The operational guidelines for the implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission released by the Ministry of Jal Shakti – Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS) in December 2019 mandate the use of sensors for monitoring water level discharge, water quantity and quality, and automate motor operation and pressure management in the water dis