Jal Jeevan Mission

Jal Jeevan Mission aims to provide 55 litres of water per person per day to every rural household of the country by 2024. The Ministry of Jal Shakti has been working with the States to ensure the success of the scheme. The Government of India has approved Rs 572 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Jharkhand. The state of Jharkhand has presented their Annual Action Plan for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the State to the Ministry of Jal Shakti.

Jharkhand is planning 100% household coverage by 2023-24. Out of 54 lakh rural households in the State, only 4.37 lakh have functional household tap connection (FHTC). In 2019-20, only 98,000 tap connections were provided. In 2020-21, the State of Jharkhand plans to enable 12 lakh households with tap water connections. Further, State is planning for 100 percent coverage of 15 blocks and 4,700 villages (16%) during 2020-21.

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