100 Springs Initiative
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II- Governance
- It aims at improving access to safe and adequate water for the tribal communities living in difficult and inaccessible parts of rural areas in the country.
- The initiative will help in harnessing the potential of perennial springs’ water to address natural scarcity of water in tribal areas.
- It also includes provision of infrastructure for piped water supply for drinking; provision of water for irrigation; community-led total sanitation initiatives; and provision for water for backyard nutrition gardens, generating sustainable livelihood opportunities for the tribal people.
- Launched by Ministry of Tribal Affairs