Jal Jeevan Mission
Avani Kapur & Vastav Irava
In Financial Year (FY) 2019-20, the National Rural Drinking Water Mission (NRDWM) was restructured and subsumed into Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). It is Government of India’s (GoI’s) flagship rural drinking water programme to provide functional tap connections to every household for drinking, cooking, and other domestic needs on a sustainable basis.
Using government data, this brief reports on:
■ Overall GoI allocations;
■ Trends in releases and expenditures;
■ Component-wise trends; and
■ Progress on coverage.