Policy Briefs & Reports

Jal Jeevan Mission

Neeha Susan Jacob, Sidharth Santhosh, Avani Kapur

Centre for Policy Research

February 2, 2023

Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) is Government of India’s (GoI’s) rural drinking water programme to provide functional tap connections to every household for drinking, cooking, and other domestic needs on a sustainable basis by 2024. It subsumes the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).

This brief uses government data to report on:
■ GoI allocations, releases, and expenditures;
■ Component-wise trends;
■ Progress on coverage; and
■ Paani Samitis for Operations and Maintenance (O and M)