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Jal Jeevan Mission: Rajasthan made a big jump, came at number 2 in the country in March, was once the worst


Rajasthan got big success in Jal Jeevan Mission
Water connections were given to 3 lakh 74 thousand 65 families in the month of March alone.
7 districts of Rajasthan achieved the target of more than 50% water connections

Jaipur. Big news has come out for Rajasthan in the new financial year. In the Jal Jeevan Mission, Rajasthan, which once lagged behind in the country, has taken a big and long leap. The graph of Jal Jeevan Mission in Rajasthan has gone up rapidly. Rajasthan has made 27 thousand 470 connections in a single day on March 31, breaking the record of maximum water connections so far. The Water Supply Department has claimed that Rajasthan, which was once at the bottom in the Jal Jeevan Mission, has now come second in the country as a top performer in the month of March. Earlier, on March 26, 16742 water connections were made in the state in a single day.

So far in the financial year 2022-23, 14 lakh 13 thousand 679 water connections have been made by the department. Jal Jeevan Mission gained momentum in the quarter from January to March and 7 lakh 34 thousand 715 water connections were given in three months. If we look at the daily water connections for the quarter of January to March, then Rajasthan has been at the third place in the country. The average of connections per day in March was 12 thousand 67 whereas the average of last one week has been above 20 thousand connections per day.

7 districts have achieved the target of more than 50% water connections
Water connections have been given to 3 lakh 74 thousand 65 rural families in the month of March alone. Jhalawar has made 76 percent progress, Bhilwara 71, Kota 69, Chittorgarh 66 and Udaipur 66 percent among the top 5 districts that have achieved the targets set for the Jal Jeevan Mission for the financial year 2022-23. Jaipur district has made more than one lakh water connections. A total of 7 districts of Rajasthan have achieved the target of more than 50 percent water connections. Earlier their number was 3.

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Taps now reach 39.08 lakh rural families in Rajasthan
Public Health Engineering Minister Dr. Mahesh Joshi said that now 39.08 lakh rural families are getting water through taps in Rajasthan. On the basis of total water connections in JJM, now Rajasthan has come at 12th position in the country. Congratulating the officers and engineers of the department on this progress of Rajasthan in JJM, he instructed to make a roadmap from now itself to achieve the goals of the financial year 2023-24, while maintaining this momentum.

Only 10% water connections were already available
Joshi said that when Jal Jeevan Mission was started, only 10 percent water connections were already available in Rajasthan. They were very less as compared to other states. In December 2019, the number of families with ‘Har Ghar Jal Connection’ in the state was 11 lakh 74 thousand 131. Now it has increased to 39 lakh 8 thousand. In this way, from 2019 till now, 27 lakh 35 thousand new water connections have been given in the state. This is a big achievement for a state with odd geographical conditions like Rajasthan.

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