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CM of MP issues directive to expedite Jal Jeevan mission
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, has ordered the Jal Jeevan Mission to expedite ongoing projects. The state’s commitment, according to the CM, is to provide tap water to every home. In our technological age, working slowly will not be allowed. Tuesday in his home office, Chouhan spoke at a Jal Jeevan Mission review meeting.
To guarantee that the task is finished within the allocated time, the work should be distributed to the relevant agencies according to their ability, and personnel should be on hand to regularly check on the work’s progress.
It was disclosed that 39,565 of the 51,585 villages in the state, where Jal Jeevan Mission activities are to be carried out, had received clearance. A month-by-month report on the development and potential completion date of water supply plans was also requested by the CM.
Jal Jeevan Mission: –
By 2024, it is the goal of the Jal Jeevan Mission to give every home in rural India access to safe and sufficient drinking water via individual household tap connections. The program will also incorporate source sustainability measures as requirements, such as water-saving, rainwater collection, and recharge and reuse through grey water management. A crucial element of the Jal Jeevan Mission would be substantial information, education, and communication. It will be focused on a community-based approach to water. A crucial element of the Jal Jeevan Mission would be substantial information, education, and communication. It will be focused on a community-based approach to water. To make water everyone’s top priority, JJM seeks to establish a Jan Andolan for it.
“50 lakh new connections to be granted in a rural area, under Jal Jeevan Scheme”
BHOPAL, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday informed himself of ongoing initiatives under the “Jal Jeevan” Mission in a review meeting at his residence. He stated that more than 50 lakh tap connections had been granted in the state under the initiative. At present, the precise figure is fifty lakh one thousand 772.
In 2 years, the progress under the mission has shown a growth from 17 lakh and 50 thousand to more than 50 lakh tap connections. Chouhan expressed happiness towards Mission and PHE department for it. Chauhan expressed his happiness and amazing accomplishment and greeted the authorities of the “Jal Jeevan”.
In the previous 2 years, continuous work is in process under the “Jal Jeevan” Mission and Madhya Pradesh is leading the country in the execution of the Mission, the meeting was informed.
“Over 72 percent of homes in Madhya Pradesh have no access to piped drinking water”
According to a survey by National Family and Health Services, just 28.1% of homes in the state have access to piped drinking water; in urban areas, this percentage is 58.1%, whereas, in rural regions, it is only 16.9% of households.
According to a National Family and Health Services survey, up to 72% of families in India’s central Madhya Pradesh state lack access to piped drinking water.
With a staggering difference of 32% between urban and rural locations, just under three-fourths of MP households lack access to piped drinking water in their yards or plots.
Only 28.1% of families in the state have access to piped drinking water, according to the report. Additionally, research revealed that only 16.9 percent of rural families had a connection, compared to 58.1 percent of urban households with piped drinking water.
In Madhya Pradesh, where 70 percent of the population lives in rural regions, the survey done in 2019-2021 found lesser penetration of connections in the state’s villages.
According to the Jal Jeevan Mission dashboard for the Union Jal Shakti Ministry, 40 percent of the 1.22 crore rural households in Madhya Pradesh have access to a working tap. However, there are still a limited number of connections for drinking water.