Ministry of Jal Shakti

Tap Water Supply Reaches 13.69 Crore (71%) Rural Households

Posted On: 04 DEC 2023 2:45PM by PIB Delhi

To enable every rural household in the country, to have assured potable water, in adequate quantity of prescribed quality on regular and long-term basis, through tap water connection by 2024, since August, 2019, Government of India in partnership with States, is implementing Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) - Har Ghar Jal.

To achieve the objective of the mission, following components have been envisaged under JJM:

  1. Development of in-village piped water supply infrastructure to provide tap water connection to every rural household.
  2. Development of reliable drinking water sources and/ or augmentation of existing sources to provide long-term sustainability to water supply system.
  3. Bulk water transfer, treatment plants and distribution network.
  4. Technological interventions for removal of contaminants where water quality is an issue.
  5. Retrofitting of completed and ongoing schemes to provide FHTCs at minimum service level of 55 lpcd.
  6. Grey water management-treatment and reuse; and
  7. Support activities and capacity building of communities.

At the time of announcement of Jal Jeevan Mission on 15th August 2019, 3.23 Crore (17%) rural households were reported to have tap water connections. So far, as reported by States/ UTs as on 29.11.2023, around 10.46 Crore additional rural households have been provided with tap water connections. Thus, as on 29.11.2023, out of 19.24 Crore rural households in the country, around 13.69 Crore (71%) households are reported to have tap water supply in their homes. State/ UT-wise details of tap water connections as on 30.09.2023 and as on 29.11.2023 are annexed.

9 States/ UTs Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Telangana, A&N Islands, Dadra Nagar Haveli & Daman Diu and Puducherry had reported that they had provided tap water connection to all rural households in the respective state/UT as on 30.09.2023.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Jal Shakti, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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Annex

State/ UT-wise status of tap water connections in rural households

(Number in lakhs)

S. No.

State/ UT

Total rural HHs

Rural HHs with tap water supply as on 15.08.2019

Rural HHs with tap water supply as on 30.09.2023

Rural HHs with tap water supply as on 29.11.2023

No.

In%

No.

In%

No.

In%

1.

A & N Islands

0.62

0.29

46.02

 0.62

100.00

 0.62

 100.00

2.

Andhra Pr.

95.54

30.74

32.18

  67.22

  70.36

 68.66

 71.87

3.

Arunachal Pr.

2.29

0.23

9.96

 2.07

  90.32

 2.18

 95.04

4.

Assam

69.04

1.11

1.61

  39.47

  57.17

 45.11

 65.34

5.

Bihar

166.30

3.16

1.90

  160.32

  96.40

 160.34

 96.41

6.

Chhattisgarh

49.96

3.20

6.40

  31.05

  62.16

 34.74

 69.55

7.

DNH and DD

0.85

0.00

0.00

 0.85

100.00

 0.85

 100.00

8.

Goa

2.63

1.99

75.70

 2.63

100.00

 2.63

 100.00

9.

Gujarat

91.18

65.16

71.46

  91.18

100.00

 91.18

 100.00

10.

Haryana

30.41

17.66

58.08

  30.41

100.00

 30.41

 100.00

11.

Himachal Pr.

17.09

7.63

44.64

  17.09

100.00

 17.09

 100.00

12.

J&K

18.70

5.75

30.77

  13.14

  70.25

 14.04

 75.06

13.

Jharkhand

61.77

3.45

5.59

  26.62

  43.10

 28.40

 45.97

14.

Karnataka

101.17

24.51

24.23

  70.12

  69.31

 71.51

 70.68

15.

Kerala

70.78

16.64

23.51

  36.05

  50.93

 36.56

 51.65

16.

Ladakh

0.42

0.01

3.37

 0.36

  85.64

 0.37

 89.04

17.

Lakshadweep

0.13

 

0.00

 0.02

  11.94

 0.06

 41.38

18.

Madhya Pr.

111.89

13.53

12.09

  65.33

  58.39

 66.07

 59.05

19.

Maharashtra

146.74

48.44

33.01

  116.83

  79.62

 120.05

 81.81

20.

Manipur

4.52

0.26

5.74

 3.48

  77.04

 3.50

 77.56

21.

Meghalaya

6.52

0.05

0.70

 3.91

  59.96

 4.20

 64.49

22.

Mizoram

1.33

0.09

6.91

 1.24

  92.97

 1.29

 97.01

23.

Nagaland

3.69

0.14

3.76

 2.91

  78.79

 3.00

 81.35

24.

Odisha

88.64

3.11

3.51

  57.75

  65.15

 60.28

 68.01

25.

Puducherry

1.15

0.94

81.33

 1.15

100.00

 1.15

 100.00

26.

Punjab

34.26

16.79

49.00

  34.26

100.00

 34.26

 100.00

27.

Rajasthan

106.63

11.74

11.01

  46.95

  44.03

 47.89

 44.91

28.

Sikkim

1.32

0.70

53.34

 1.15

  87.56

 1.17

 88.38

29.

Tamil Nadu

125.31

21.76

17.36

  92.95

  74.18

 96.23

 76.79

30.

Telangana

53.98

15.68

29.05

  53.98

100.00

 53.98

 100.00

31.

Tripura

7.46

0.25

3.28

 5.18

  69.47

 5.41

 72.42

32.

Uttar Pr.

263.18

5.16

1.96

  166.69

  63.34

 184.25

 70.01

33.

Uttarakhand

14.54

1.30

8.96

  12.25

  84.23

 12.61

 86.69

34.

West Bengal

173.97

2.15

1.23

  66.52

  38.24

 69.13

 39.74

 

Total

19,24.02

3,23.63

16.82

13,21.13

68.67

 13,69.22

 71.16

HHs: Households                              Source: JJM – IMIS

 

 



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