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Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan launched 

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  • February 18, 2021
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Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan launched 

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – II – Policies and interventions

In news

  • Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan under Jal Jeevan Mission- Urban, JJM-U was launched recently. 
  • Ministry: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs 

Key takeaways 

  • It will be conducted in cities to ascertain equitable distribution of water, reuse of wastewater and mapping of water bodies with respect to quantity and quality of water through a challenge process.
  • It will be first launched in 10 cities- Agra, Badlapur, Bhubaneswar, Churu, Kochi, Madurai, Patiala, Rohtak, Surat and Tumkur.
  • JJM-U is designed to provide universal coverage of water supply to all households through functional taps in all 4,378 statutory towns in accordance with SDG – 6.

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