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

The Asian Water Development Outlook (AWDO) assesses national water security across the Asia and the Pacific, with a focus on five key dimensions: rural, economic, urban, environmental, and water-related disaster.

The African Water Facility, together with the Water Research Commission, South Africa, as its implementing agent, supported the demonstration project Operationalizing community-led Multiple Use water Services (MUS) in South Africa.

The African Water Facility, together with the Water Research Commission, South Africa, as its implementing agent, supported the demonstration project Operationalizing community-led Multiple Use water Services (MUS) in South Africa.

Report of Oversight Committee in O.A. No. 231/2014 in Doaba Paryavaran Samiti Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others. The matter related to discharge of industrial effluent in rivers negatively affecting the surface water (Kali Nadi, Krishna and Hindon rivers) and groundwater in the region of western Uttar Pradesh. Furthermore, water pollution was having health implications for the inhabitants.

COVID-19 has taken pandemic proportions in many countries and in view of the seriousness of the matter, Govt of India and State Governments have taken several preemptive measures to contain this disease in the country.

Rural water supply is a State subject. Government of India supplements the efforts of States/ UTs by providing financial and technical assistance through the centrally sponsored scheme Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)which aims at providing potable water to every rural household with Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) at service level of 55 litre per capita per day (lpcd) by 2024.While allocating the fund under JJM to States/ UTs, 10% weightage has been given to the population residing in habitations affected by chemical contaminants including Arsenic and Iron.

As reported by States/ UTs as on 01.04.2019, country had about 17.87 Crore rural households out of which around 3.27 Crore rural households were with tap connections and around 14.60 Crore rural households were to be provided with tap connections.

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