to the data provided by the Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) of
the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Gujarat has the highest penetration of piped water
supply under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).
Pradesh and Haryana perform the best after Gujarat.
Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar perform the worst when it comes to piped water
supply in rural areas.
smaller states, Sikkim has the highest coverage of rural households with piped
Shakti ministry has recently announced Jal Jeevan Mission. It seeks to provide
safe and adequate drinking water through individual household tap connections
(HarGharJal) to all rural households by 2024
Mission will focus on integrated demand and supply-side management of water at
the local level. It seeks to implement source sustainability measures recharge
and reuse through grey water management, water conservation, rain water