Har Ghar Jal Yojana under the Jal Jeevan Mission

Har Ghar Jal Yojana under the Jal Jeevan Mission

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF JAL SHAKTI
DEPARTMENT OF DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 5021
TO BE ANSWERED ON 25.03.2021

HAR GHAR JAL YOJANA

5021. SHRI AJAY NISHAD

Will the Minister of JAL SHAKTI be pleased to state:

(a) whether the Government has introduced the implementation of Har Ghar Jal Yojana under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM);

Har Ghar Jal Yojana

(b) if so, the details and the salient features thereof along with the estimated expenditure likely to be incurred thereon; and

(c) the number of rural households in the country where tap water supply connections have been provided and the time by which tap water supply is likely to be provided in all households of the country?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE FOR JAL SHAKTI 

(SHRI RATTAN LAL KATARIA)

(a) to (c) Government of India is implementing Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) – Har Ghar Jal in partnership with States, to make provision of potable water supply at service level of 55 litre per capita per day (lpcd) to every rural household through tap water connection by 2024, with an estimated outlay of Rs. 3.60 lakh Crore.

Jal Jeevan Mission is a decentralized, demand-driven and community managed programme. Under JJM, the in-village water supply system including strengthening of drinking water sources, piped water supply and grey water management to be planned, managed, operated and maintained by the Gram Panchayat or it’s sub-committee i.e. Village Water & Sanitation Committee (VWSC) or Pani Samiti, having 10 – 15 members with 50% women and proportionate representation to weaker sections of the village. This would ensure that local community owns and manage the water supply system for long-term sustainability and assured piped water supply to every household.

At the time of announcement of Jal Jeevan Mission on 15th August, 2019, out of 18.93 Crore rural households, 3.23 Crore households (17%) were reported to have tap water supply. Since then, so far more than 3.92 Crore rural households have been provided tap water connections. Thus, as on 22.3.2021, out of 19.19 Crore rural households across the country, 7.16 Crore (37%) households have tap water supply in homes.

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