Jal Jeevan Mission On Track To Fulfill The Government’s Resolve To Provide Tap Water Supply To Every Rural Household By 2024
To translate Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of providing clean tap water to every home in the country by 2024, in a short span of two and half years and despite COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown disruptions, Jal Jeevan Mission, has provided tap water supply to more than 5.77 Crore rural households. As a result, today 9 Crore rural households in the country are enjoying benefits of clean tap water supply.Over 5.77 Crore Homes Have Been Provided Tap Water In Last 30 Months 98 Districts And 1.36 Lakh Villages In The Country Are ‘Har Ghar Jal’.
In Goa, Haryana, Telangana, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, Dadar & Nagar Haveli And Daman & Diu, Every Rural Household Has Tap Water Supply At the announcement of the Mission on 15 August 2019, out of 19.27 Crore households, only 3.23 Crore (17%) households in India had tap water connections. Following the principle of the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, and Sabka Prayas’, in this short period, 98 districts, 1,129 blocks, 66,067 Gram Panchayats, and 1,36,135 villages have become ‘Har Ghar Jal’. In Goa, Haryana, Telangana, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, and Daman & Diu, every rural household has a tap water supply. Many more States like Punjab (99%), Himachal Pradesh (92.4%), Gujarat (92%), and Bihar (90%) are on the verge of becoming ‘Har Ghar Jal’ in 2022. To achieve the mammoth task of providing tap water supply to every rural household in a span of five years, Rs 3.60 lakh Crore has been allocated. Rs. 60,000 Crore has been allocated to ‘Har Ghar Jal’ in Union Budget 2022-23 to provide tap water to 3.8 Crore households.
In A Short Span Of 16 Months, 8.46 Lakh Schools (82%) And 8.67 Lakh (78%) Anganwadi Centre Across The Country Have Been Provided With Potable Tap Water Supply For Drinking & Cooking Mid-Day Meals, Handwashing And Use In Toilets. Jal Jeevan Mission Strives For The Freedom Of Mothers And Sisters From Centuries-Old Drudgery Of Fetching Water For Household And Improving Their Health, Education And Socio-Economic Condition
4.7 Lakh Pani Samitis Formed And 3.8 Lakh Village Action Plans Developed For Sustained Water Management
Over 9.1 Lakh Women Trained For Water Quality Tests In Villages/GW/SNG