Jal Jeevan mission: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Jal Jeevan Mission: Lab on Wheels launched

On October 12, 2020, the state government of Haryana launched “Lab on Wheels” to test the water quality in the state. The water quality of Haryana is mainly affected by fluoride, iron, nitrate and alkalinity. Lab on wheels is a mobile laboratory. The mobile laboratory has been launched under Jal Jeevan Mission. About lab on ..

Goa: First to become Har Ghar Jal State; to provide 100% Tap Water Connections

On October 9, 2020, the Ministry of Jal Shakti announced that Goa has become the first state in India to provide 100% tap water connections in rural areas. Around 2.3 lakh households were covered in the state. Highlights On its successful implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission, Goa has become the first “Har Ghar Jal State” ..

CSIR-CMERI transfers technology of community level Water Purification

On October 8, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research transferred “High Flow Rate Fluoride and Iron removal” technology to a Howrah based private firm. The technology is used for community level water purification. Highlights The water purification system has flow rate capacity of 10,000 litres per hour. It uses commonly available raw materials ..

Jal Jeevan Mission: 100-days of campaign launched

On October 2, 2020, the Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh launched 100-days of campaign to provide piped water supply to schools and Anganwadi centres. The mission was launched as a part of celebrations of 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Highlights During the campaign, the States and Union Territories will ensure that Gram ..

India-UK Water Partnership Forum discuss on water conservation

The India-UK Water Partnership Forum was recently held. The forum discussed on developing water infrastructure in India. The countries linked Memorandum of Understanding between Ganga and British waters. Highlights The forum also discussed Namami Gange Programme, Jal Jeevan Mission and Swachh Bharat Mission. It showcased the investment and business opportunities in the Indian water sector. ..