Question raised in Lok Sabha on Drinking Water Supply in Drought Affected Areas, 21/11/2019
Question raised in Lok Sabha on Drinking Water Supply in Drought Affected Areas, 21/11/2019. To enable every rural household in all States/ UTs including Rajasthan to have Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) for providing potable water at the rate of 55 litre per capita per day (lpcd) by 2024, Government of India has launched Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), with an outlay of 3.60 lakh Crore. Under JJM, funds are provided to States/ UTs based on approved criteria which,interalia includes weightage to area under erstwhile Desert Development Programme (DDP) and Drought Prone Area Programme (DPAP) as well as number of households without tap connection. During current year, Rajasthan has been allocated 856.47 Crore out of which 428.24 Crore has been released.