Functionality Assessment of Household Tap Report 2022

Functionality Assessment of Household Tap Report 2022

Recently the Ministry of Jal Shakti has released the report ‘Functionality assessment of household tap connection – 2022’ under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).

The FHTC report is generated annually by a third party agency. The aim is to ensure adequate monitoring. This monitoring has been made mandatory under the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM).

FHTC means domestic tap connection supplying water.

  • Adequate water supply: At least 55 liters of water per person per day should be supplied.
  • On a regular basis: To be supplied continuously over a long period of time. Key findings of the report – 62% of households have got fully functional tap water connections in their premises.
  • Overall FHTC in the country has increased by 14% in the year 2021-22 over the previous year.
  • Puducherry (88%), Tamil Nadu (86%) and Himachal Pradesh (82%) have scored highest in terms of functional taps.

Jal Jeevan Mission (JUM)

It is a centrally sponsored scheme.

The fund allocation share between the Center and the States/UTs is in the following ratio:

  • Central Government will provide 100% funding for Union Territories without Legislature;
  • in the ratio of 90:10 for North Eastern and Himalayan States and Union Territories with Legislatures; And
  • In the ratio of 50:50 for the rest of the states.
  • It aims to provide safe and adequate drinking water to all households in rural India through individual household tap connections by the year
  • The mission empowers Panchayati Raj institutions and communities by involving them in the implementation of water supply schemes.

Source – PIB

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