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Jal Jeevan Mission facing roadblocks in Meghalaya due to drying up of water sources: Minister

Shillong, April 23: Implementation of the Jal Jeevan Mission in many parts of Meghalaya is facing hurdles due to drying up of water sources in the northeastern state, PHE Minister Marcuise N Marak said on Sunday. Jal Jeevan Mission aims to provide potable water at every doorstep in the country by 2024. “I have received reports that there are Jal Jeevan Mission projects that are already completed by the department but because of drying up of the water sources, there is no water at intake points,” the minister told PTI....

Jal Jeevan Mission can prevent 1.36 lakh under-5 child deaths per year: Nobel laureate’s paper

New Delhi, October 11: Around 1.36 lakh under-five child deaths per year would be prevented if the Jal Jeevan Mission, which aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water tap connections to rural India by 2024, succeeds, according to a paper co-authored by Nobel laureate Michael Kramer. The paper published by the University of Chicago said this will, however, require that water delivered through Jal Jeevan Mission is free from microbiological contamination. A recent meta-analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials conducted by Kramer suggests that the expected reduction in all-cause...
North East

Assam PHED Minister reviews Jal Jeevan Mission progress with consultants

Guwahati, July 16: Assam PHED Minister Jayanta Malla Baruah on Saturday interacted with representatives of firms engaged in implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission and reviewed the progress made so far. He also listened to the problems faced by these consultant firms and third party agencies and assured of resolving these, a press release said. The Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) minister held separate review meetings with the DPR (Detailed Project Report) consultant firms and the TPI (Third Party Inspection) agencies in order to ensure smooth progress of Jal Jeevan Mission....
Nagaland News

Orientation on JJM held

Dimapur, October 23: A 1-day orientation programme for 'Implementation Support Agency (ISA)' on Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) was held in...
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