Question : Status of JJM

Will the Minister of JAL SHAKTI be pleased to state:
(a) the current status of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) across the country as on date;
(b) the details of the number of household connections provided till date in the country and in the State of Uttar Pradesh specifically;
(c) the measures taken to cover every household in the country and the time-frame set for the same; and
(d) the name of the State currently leading in the number of new tap water connections?

Answer given by the minister


(a) to (d) Since August 2019, the Government of India, in partnership with States, is implementing Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) to make provision of potable water supply to every rural household by 2024.
At the time of the announcement of the Jal Jeevan Mission, 3.23 Crore rural households were reported to have tap water connections. So far, 6.62Crore households have been provided with tap water connections in the last 35 months. Thus, as on 25th July 2022, out of 19.14 Crore rural households in the country, around 9.87 Crore (51.61%) households are reported to have tap water supply in their homes. Further, as on date, out of 2.64 Crore rural households in Uttar Pradesh, 39.87 lakh households are getting tap water supply in their homes.
A number of steps have been taken to plan and implement JJM in the whole country with speed, inter alia, which includes joint discussion and finalization of annual action plan (AAP) of States/ UTs, regular review of implementation, capacity building and knowledge sharing through workshops/ conferences/ webinars and field visits by a multi-disciplinary team to provide technical support, etc. A detailed Operational Guideline for the implementation of JJM; Margdarshika for Gram Panchayats & VWSCs to provide safe drinking water in rural households and Guidelines on a special campaign to provide piped water supply in anganwadi centers, ashramshalas and schools have been shared with States/ UTs, to facilitate planning and implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission. For online monitoring, JJM–Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) and JJM–Dashboard has been put in place. Provision has also been made for transparent online financial management through Public Financial Management System (PFMS).
So far, States of Goa, Telangana, Haryana and Union Territories of A &N Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu and Puducherry have reported to provide tap water connection to all households.The State/ UT, district & village-wise status and progress of tap water connection in rural households etc. as reported by States/ UTs is in public domain and available on JJM dashboard at:

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