Topic: Conservation, Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
4) The Jal Jeevan Mission will be a major step towards improving our people’s ease of living and meeting their aspirations of a New India. Analyse.(250 words)
Why this question:
On August 15, during the first Independence Day speech of his second tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Jal Jeevan Mission, which plans to supply water to all households by 2024.
Key demand of the question:
Analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
Brief on the concept of Jal Jeevan Mission.
Discuss the key features of the Jal Jeevan Mission
Mission Objective: To ensure Har Ghar Jal (piped water supply) to all rural households by 2024 under the Jal Jeevan Mission.
Executing agency: Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation under the Jal Shakti Mantralaya.
Strategy: This Mission will focus on integrated demand and supply side management of water at the local level, including creation of local infrastructure for source sustainability like rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharge and management of household wastewater for reuse in agriculture.
The Mission will converge with other Central and State Government Schemes to achieve its objectives of sustainable water supply management across the country.
Conclude with in what way Jal Jeevan Mission will be a major step towards improving ease of living and meeting aspirations of a New India.