New Delhi: Annual Motion Plan (AAP) on planning and implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in Kerala was introduced, whereby Kerala State officers outlined the roadmap of the monetary 12 months 2021-2022 to the nationwide committee by way of video conferencing. Kerala has 67.15 lakh rural households, out of which round 21.55 lakh l households have faucet water provide. In 2020-21, about 4 lakh connections had been supplied and in 2021-22, the State plans to supply about 30 lakh new connections. The State plans to realize the goal of ‘Har Ghar Jal’ by 2024. The State additionally plans to supply potable water in all quality-affected habitations by June 2021 by means of piped water provide or Group Water Purification Crops (CWPP). State has been urged to present high precedence to protection of households in SC/ ST majority areas, Aspirational districts
Jal Jeevan Mission is the flagship programme of Authorities of India, which goals to supply family faucet water connection to each rural family by 2024. Since announcement of the mission in August 2019, 4.17 Core new faucet connections have been supplied within the rural areas of the nation throughout this era. In consequence, 7.40 Crore (38.56%) rural households have faucet water provide vis-à-vis 3.23 Crore (17%) in 2019.
Underneath Jal Jeevan Mission, preparation of Village Motion Plan (VAP) and structure of Village Water & Sanitation Committee for each village is of utmost significance, in order that the local people aren’t solely the important thing stakeholder in planning, implementation of the water provide schemes within the village, but in addition within the long-run the villagers are empowered to function and preserve the water provide infrastructure created below the ‘Har Ghar Jal’ programme. Efforts are made to dovetail all out there assets by convergence of various programmes viz. MGNREGS, SBM, fifteenth Finance Fee Grants to PRIs, CAMPA funds, Native Space Improvement Funds, and many others. The State has to contain the native village neighborhood/ Gram Panchayats and/or consumer teams in planning, implementation, administration, operation and upkeep of water provide methods in villages to make sure long-term sustainability thereby assist obtain ingesting water safety. The State was urged to start out IEC marketing campaign by means of neighborhood engagement in all villages.
The nationwide committee carries out thorough scrutiny of the proposed Annual Motion Plan (AAP) ready by States/ UTs earlier than finalizing the identical. Thereafter, funds are launched in tranches primarily based on bodily and monetary progress. Common subject visits, evaluation conferences are held to make sure implementation of the Annual Motion Plan to realize the aim of ‘Har Ghar Jal’.
The nationwide committee analysed and suggested on the plan introduced by the State. The State was urged to hurry up the implementation and make concerted efforts to not simply full the duty from final 12 months but in addition fast-track the work deliberate for the present 12 months.The committee emphasised the preparation of Village Motion Plans and the structure of Village Water &Sanitation Committee/ Pani Samiti as a sub-committee of Gram Panchayat with a minimal 50% of girls members. Additionally, emphasis is required on Water High quality Monitoring & Surveillance (WQM&S) actions to make sure FTK testing at Gram Panchayat degree, Aanganwadi centres and faculties.
Being a pioneer in decentralised planning and with a powerful PRI system, State has immense potential to efficiently implement this community-driven programme. The ministry beneficial testing of ingesting water to evaluate high quality because it’s crucial to gauge organic contamination in water. Strengthening/ up-gradation of ingesting water laboratories within the State and opening them for the general public to get their water samples examined at a nominal price could also be made a precedence. The State was suggested on the coaching of no less than 5 individuals, ideally ladies, in each village for surveillance of water high quality by means of subject check kits (FTKs).
JJM is a flagship programme of the Union Authorities, which goals to supply piped potable water to each rural family by 2024. In 2021-22, Rs. 50,000 Crore budgetary allocation has been made for Jal Jeevan Mission. Along with this, there may be additionally Rs. 26,940 Crore assured fund out there below the fifteenth Finance Fee tied grants to RLBs/ PRIs for water & sanitation, matching State share and externally aided tasks. Thus, in 2021-22, greater than Rs. 1 lakh Crore is deliberate to be invested within the nation on guaranteeing faucet water provide to rural houses. This large funding will improve manufacturing actions, create employment alternatives in rural areas as nicely enhance the agricultural economic system.