(The Gist of PIB) Jal Jeevan Mission [JANUARY-2020]
(The Gist of PIB) Jal Jeevan Mission
Jal Jeevan Mission
The Prime Minister released the Operational Guidelines of Jal Jeevan
The Union Cabinet on 13.08.2019 approved Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) to
provide Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) to every rural household
JJM aims at providing potable water in adequate quantity i.e. 55 litre
per capita per day (lpcd) of prescribed quality i.e. BIS Standard of IS:
10500 on a regular basis.
Time bound completion of schemes taken up under National Rural Drinking
Water Programme (NRDWP) has been proposed by providing FHTC to every rural
For the implementation of JJM, following institutional arrangement has
National Jal Jeevan Mission at the Central level;
State Water and Sanitation Mission (SWSM) at State level;
District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM) at district level; and
Gram Panchayat and/ or its sub-committees i.e. Village Water Sanitation
Committee (VWSC)/ Paani Samiti at village Level.
The total project cost is estimated to be Rs 3.6 lakh Crore. lakh Crore.
The fund sharing pattern is 90:10 for Himalayan and North-Eastern
States; 50:50 for other States and 100% for UTs.
The fund released by Central Government to the State Governments is to
be deposited in one Single Nodal Account (SNA) that will be maintained by
SWSM along with State matching share to be transferred within 15 days of