Policy Briefs & Reports

Jal Jeevan Mission

Avani Kapur, Vastav Irava, Sanjana Malhotra

Centre for Policy Research

February 16, 2021

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 previous National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, this brief uses government data to report on:

GoI allocations, releases, and expenditures;
Component-wise trends;
Progress on coverage; and