New Delhi:A webinar was organized by Division of Ingesting Water & Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti with the Sector Companions chosen for Nationwide Jal Jeevan Mission (NJJM). Extra Secretary &Mission Director, NJJMwas the keynote speaker. Sector Companions are anticipated to play a key position in supporting the implementation of JJM by working carefully with the Nationwide Mission/ States.
Within the webinar, Extra Secretary & Mission Director, NJJM defined the target and philosophy of the programme intimately. Sector Companions had been urged to work with the mission with accountable and responsive method to holistically deal with the challenges, viz. depleting water sources, rising water quality-issues,in-village infrastructure, Operation & Upkeep (O&M), lack of useful resource effectivity, competing water calls for from numerous sectors, and so on.
Sector Companions are anticipated to play a key position in supporting the implementation of JJM by working carefully with the Nationwide Mission/ States within the areas of programme administration, Data, Training and Communication (IEC) methods, neighborhood mobilization, capability constructing and participatory coaching programme, figuring out profitable fashions for replication, documenting finest practices, perform social audit, facilitate in organizing workshops, conferences, and so on. Additionally, the educated useful resource of the Sector Accomplice may match as Grasp Trainers within the discipline to coach and interact with the neighborhood at village/ habitation stage.
Sector Companions to submit their Annual and Quarter-wise Plan as much as 2024 highlighting the actions to be carried out at completely different ranges, viz. Nationwide, State and District.
Earlier, the mission had sought Expression of Interestfromvarious companies/ organizationsviz. UN companies, NGOs, trusts, and so on. working in water sector. In response, a complete of 330 purposes obtained from numerous organizations expressing their eager curiosity in turning into Sector Companions andjoining palms with the mission to make significant contribution. Afterscreening of the purposes based mostly on their previous expertise of working in rural areas and themes associated to water provide, 175 organizations had been shortlisted as Sector Companions for the Mission.
Introduced by Prime Minister on fifteenth August, 2019, Jal Jeevan Mission is below implementation in partnership with States to supply faucet water connections to each rural family within the nation by 2024. On the time of announcement, about 3.23 Crore rural households (17%) had been having faucet water connections. Since then, regardless of CoVid-19 pandemic, greater than 4.17 Crore rural households have been supplied with new faucet water connections. In consequence, greater than 7.41 Crore (38.6%) rural households within the nation are getting assured faucet water of their properties.
To translate the imaginative and prescient of Prime Minister ‘SabkaSaath, Sabka Vikas’ on the bottom, focus below Jal Jeevan Mission is on guaranteeing that ‘nobody is omitted’ and because of this, each dwelling in 61 districts, 732 blocks, and 89,248 villages have began getting guarantee watersupply.
The motto of Jal Jeevan Mission is “Constructing Partnership and Altering Lives.”To make water everybody’s enterprise, the mission strives to construct partnership and work along with numerous establishments/ people to realize ingesting water safety in rural areas. The Mission goals to empower the native village neighborhood in managing their sources, working and sustaining the infrastructure created and guaranteeing high quality providers as custodians of water provide infrastructure.