Insights into Editorial: Centre, states must seize opportunity to come together for water governance

  Context: A slew of bills on water awaits Parliament’s approval. Two of them, passed by the Lok Sabha, were listed for clearing by Rajya Sabha in the monsoon session The Interstate River Water Disputes Amendment Bill 2019 and the Dam Safety Bill 2019. The latest centrally sponsored scheme (CSS), Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), too …

Jal Jeevan Mission

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Jal Jeevan Mission What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the mission. For Mains: challenges and concerns in water conservation, ways to address them.  Context: Rajasthan government has sought changes in the norms for Central assistance for the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in order …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ENSURING WATER SECURITY

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- ENSURING WATER SECURITY Introduction: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently released the operational guidelines of Jal Jeevan Mission which is centre govt’s initiative to provide Functional Household Tap Connections to every rural household by 2024. Out of 17.87 crore rural households in the country about 14.6 crore which accounts for 81.67 …

Jal Jeevan Mission

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Jal Jeevan Mission What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the mission. For Mains: challenges and concerns in water conservation, ways to address them. Context: Operational guidelines for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission have been released. About Jal Jeevan Mission: The Mission was announced …