Jal Jeevan Mission
News  /  Published 24.03.22

IIT Guwahati sets up Chair of ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ for water treatment technology

The chair professor will carry out high-quality empirical and applied research in the rural drinking water and sanitation sector ...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Covid blow to piped water goal

The third wave of Covid-19 might hamper the Bengal government’s bid to meet the target of March 2024 to complete the Jal Jeevan Mission under which rural households will get piped water. The co...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.10.21

Water connection at 5cr houses: PM

Since the launch of the Jal Jeevan Mission in 2019, five crore households have got water connection and now tap water is reaching every household in about 1.25 lakh villages, Prime Minister Narendra M...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.21

Cash boost to water project in Jharkhand

“The pace of construction of infrastructure for piped water supply in rural areas had slowed down a bit due to the Covid pandemic and delay in announcement of the schedule of rates. However, the...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.21

2022 March set for rural piped water link

The Mamata Banerjee government has set itself a target of connecting 1 crore rural households with piped supply of water by March, 2022 in an attempt to make up for the time lost because of the state&...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 04.04.21

Jal Drishti app fails to deliver

Within 10 days of the district administration launching the much hyped Jal Drishti mobile App, which promises to keep a tab of water crisis and resolve complaints related to water supply, protest erup...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.21

Modi & Mamata govt spar over piped water

Prime Minister Na­rendra Modi on Monday tore into the Mamata Ba­nerjee government for an alleged delay in implementing the Jal Jeevan Mission, a project to give pipeline-based water supply to ...
By Pranesh Sarkar , Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.20

State to join Centre's water drive

The Mamata Banerjee dispensation has decided to join a central scheme to ensure piped water supply to rural households across the country after the Union government allowed the state to shoulder 10 pe...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.19

Budget blow for big hopes in Ranchi

There were hope of a big bang Budget, but what finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered left many scratching their heads. The Telegraph reached out to a cross-section of Ranchiites, including a f...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 15.08.19

PM Narendra Modi bats for ‘wealth creators’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday delivered his sixth and longest Independence Day speech, patting himself for scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status but skirting the deepening concerns...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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