Sector Specific Report (Water) l November 2021

Recently the Government of India has reviewed the progress of the Jal Jeevan Mission at various states through state-level screening committees and allocated the fund of Rs 10,870 Crore and Rs 7,064 Crore for 2021-22 to Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra respectively. The mission was started by the government on 15th August 2019 to provide clean, safe, and enough drinking water to individual rural households in the country by 2024. As per projections, it is expected that every household in North-West India will get the tap water connection by 2022.