JAL JEEVAN MISSION (Syllabus: GS Paper 2 – Govt Scheme)

News-CRUX-10     6th January 2024        
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Context: The Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) has provided tap water connections to 14 Crore rural households with a new tap water connection installed every second so far.

Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)

  • About: Launched in 2019, it envisages supply of 55 litres of water per person per day to every rural household through Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTC) by 2024.
  • Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Jal Shakti.
  • Objective: The mission ensures functionality of existing water supply systems and water connections, water quality monitoring and testing as well as sustainable agriculture.

oIt also ensures conjunctive use of conserved water; drinking water source augmentation, drinking water supply system, grey water treatment and its reuse.

  • Funding Pattern: The fund sharing pattern between the Centre and states is 90:10 for Himalayan and North-Eastern States, 50:50 for other states, and 100% for Union Territories.
  • 100% Coverage States: six states and three Union Territories including Goa, Telangana, Puducherry Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • 96% Coverage States: Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, and Bihar.