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Telangana Achieves 100% Tap Water Connections To Schools

Telangana achieves 100% Tap Water Connections To Schools:

Work on providing a connection to schools, AWCs and ashram shalas was taken up under the 100-day special campaign of the Ministry of Jal Shakti under the Jal Jeevan Mission.

  • Now, Telangana has joined a group of States that has ensured tap water connections to all schools and Anganwadi centers (AWCs).
  • Previously, the State was the first to provide tap water connections to all households.

About Jal Jeevan Mission:

  • Announced in August 2019.
  • The objective of the Mission is to provide piped water supply (Har Ghar Jal) to all rural households by 2024.
  • It seeks to provide 55 lpcd (Litres per capita per day) of prescribed quality on long-term and regular basis.
  • It aims to create local infrastructure for rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharge and management of household waste water for reuse in agriculture.
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