Jal Jeevan Mission remains a pipe dream

GS3/GS2 Paper   Syllabus: Environmental Conservation/ Government Policies and Intervention   Source: TH Context: The Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), a central government initiative to provide piped water to every rural household by 2024, faces challenges and limitations.   About the mission: A fully functional tap water connection is defined as a household getting at least 55 …

WHO report on the ‘Har Ghar Jal’ program

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government Policies & Interventions   Source: PIB  Context: The WHO report highlights the significant impact of the ‘Har Ghar Jal’ program on public health and economic savings.  The focus of the report: The ‘Har Ghar Jal’ report focuses on diarrheal diseases as they contribute significantly to the overall disease burden related to water, …

Jal Jeevan Mission has shown a lot of inter-state disparities in providing access to safe and adequate drinking water to all. A renewed focus towards addressing the disparities and creation of long-lasting infrastructure is of utmost importance. Comment.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 1. Jal Jeevan Mission has shown a lot of inter-state disparities in providing access to safe and adequate drinking water to all. A renewed focus towards addressing the disparities and creation of long-lasting infrastructure is of …

Critically examine the performance of Jal Jeevan Mission in providing access to safe and adequate drinking water.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, 4. Critically examine the performance of Jal Jeevan Mission in providing access to safe and adequate drinking water. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express Why the question: Water contamination deaths are a major concern even …

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 …