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The ministry stressed that the drinking water supply work continued despite Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown. (Representative Image)(Pramod Thakur/HT File Photo)

Over 3.77 crore rural households given tap water under Jal Jeevan Mission: Govt

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 09:25 PM IST
The Jal Jeevan Mission, a flagship programme of the Narendra Modi government, aims to provide tap water connections to all rural households by 2024.
Noida needs around 330-million-litre water supply — 240-million-litre from the Ganga, and the remaining is groundwater.(Representative photo)
Noida needs around 330-million-litre water supply — 240-million-litre from the Ganga, and the remaining is groundwater.(Representative photo)

Government launches drinking water survey in 10 cities

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 08:36 PM IST
  • As the first step the Union housing and urban affairs ministry has decided to launch a pilot 'Pey Jal Survekshan' in 10 cities -- Agra, Badlapur, Bhubaneswar, Churu, Kochi, Madurai, Patiala, Rohtak, Surat and Tumkur.
The budget allocated the drinking water and sanitation department under Jal Shakti <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>60,030 crore while <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>9,022.57 crore has been earmarked for the department of water resources, the river development and ganga rejuvenation.(HT Photo)
The budget allocated the drinking water and sanitation department under Jal Shakti 60,030 crore while 9,022.57 crore has been earmarked for the department of water resources, the river development and ganga rejuvenation.(HT Photo)

2.87L-cr Jal Jeevan Mission aims to take tap water to 28.6m homes

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2021 03:08 AM IST
Over 120 million households lack access to clean water, the highest in the world, according to UN-Water.
“One water connection to a household makes a big difference; you can’t imagine. It bring confidence to the family,” Shekhawat said.
“One water connection to a household makes a big difference; you can’t imagine. It bring confidence to the family,” Shekhawat said.

Rural women to help monitor tap water quality

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 05:48 AM IST
The government will put up inexpensive water-quality testing infrastructure accessible to every village to achieve the mission, Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Shekhawat in his keynote address at the Hindustan Times Environment Conclave.
The government claims to have provided over 30 million such connections in the past one year.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The government claims to have provided over 30 million such connections in the past one year.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

‘Community participation key to Jal Jeevan Mission success’

PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 05:40 AM IST
The Jal Jeevan Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15, 2019 with the aim of providing functional tap connections to every rural household in five years.
Prime minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)
Prime minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)

PM Modi chairs 34th Pragati meeting to assess progress of schemes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2020 10:07 AM IST
An official statement said two centrepiece government programmes, Ayushman Bharat and Jal Jeevan Mission, were also reviewed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is giving a hard push to the Jal Jeevan Mission to keep the project on track and give employment to workers in rural areas
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is giving a hard push to the Jal Jeevan Mission to keep the project on track and give employment to workers in rural areas

In plan to step up Jal Jeevan Mission in Covid times, Centre has 2 clear objectives

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 03:12 PM IST
The Jal Jeevan Mission targets supply potable drinking water through piped connections to 15 crore rural households by 2024.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said Rs 3.5 lakh crore will be spent in the next five years under the newly formed Jal Jeevan Mission, which aims to provide piped water to all rural households by 2024.(ANI photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said Rs 3.5 lakh crore will be spent in the next five years under the newly formed Jal Jeevan Mission, which aims to provide piped water to all rural households by 2024.(ANI photo)

Govt to spend Rs 3.5 lakh cr on mega water scheme in 5 yrs, says PM Narendra Modi

Aurangabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 06:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the move was aimed at fulfilling legendary socialist late Ram Manohar Lohia’s dream of providing water, and toilets, to mitigate the hardships faced by women.
PM Modi addresses nation on 73rd Independence Day(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)
PM Modi addresses nation on 73rd Independence Day(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)

Government to launch Jal Jeevan Mission to bring piped water to households: PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 08:49 AM IST
In his Independence Day address, PM Modi said half of the country’s households do not have access to piped water.
The blueprint for the Jal Jeevan Mission is ready and has already been approved by the Expenditure Finance Committee, government officials said. Only cabinet approval is pending.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The blueprint for the Jal Jeevan Mission is ready and has already been approved by the Expenditure Finance Committee, government officials said. Only cabinet approval is pending.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Piped water to be Modi 2.0 priority, the blueprint is in place

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 08:34 AM IST
The Jal Jeevan Mission, announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her first budget on July 5, is ready for cabinet approval and will be launched by the Prime Minister, Hindustan Times has learnt.
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