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Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan in Rajasthan / मुख्यमंत्री जल स्वालंबन अभियान

मुख्यमंत्री जल स्वालंबन अभियान

Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan is launched by state Government of Rajasthan for water conservation. Under this Abhiyan, the state government has the vision to ensure effective implementation of water harvesting and water conservation related activities in the rural areas using a holistic approach, informed by the values of leadership, moral responsibility, excellence, innovation, partnership, and purity. The programme has been designed in such a way that everything from planning to execution will be followed in a participatory approach down to the village community level. In this programme, 3000 villages selected on the basis of priority in the first year and next three year around 6000 villages included in the Abhiyan every year. The main aim of Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan is to benefit 21,000 villages of the State by 2020. Rajasthan state receiving very low amounts of rainfall, even the little rain that does fall is concentrated in just 3-4 months every year. Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan in Rajasthan is really helpful to conserve or save the water in the state. The government has budget of Rs.3, 600 crores for the first phase of the campaign

Features of Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan:

  1. Making village self-sufficient in water & creating “Islands of Excellence”
  2. Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan is a four-year program, each phase of one year
  3. This programme is launched across 295 Blocks of 33 districts in Rajasthan
  4. People’s participation also invited in this Abhiyan
  5. Mobilizing financial resources from multiple sources like Line Departments, NGO, Corporate houses, Religious Trusts, Nonresident villagers, Social groups etc.
  6. Massive Use of technology in this program
  7. Construction of low-cost water harvesting structure

Objectives of Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan:

  1. To create a water sustainable Rajasthan
  2. To increase the irrigated area Ensure effective water conservation through convergence of resources of different departments
  3. To create awareness about community participation in water management
  4. To prepare a village action plan through water budgeting via community participation
  5. To make the village a self-sufficient unit in drinking water through sustainable measures
  6. Emergence of self-water reliant villages
  7. Increase in groundwater level and reduction in depletion
  8. Availability of surface flow in the mainstream of watershed
  9. Increase in availability of drinking water
  10. Increase in irrigated and cultivable areas
  11. 40% rain-fed area to be brought under irrigation
  12. Increase in crop production
  13. Change in the cropping pattern

How to contribute for Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan?

  1. Any citizen can donate any amount for Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan through online portal http://mjsa.water.rajasthan.gov.in/
  2. Visit official site and just click on fund the campaign
  3. Any citizen can register https://saso.rajasthan.gov.in/register & donate or donate anonymously

References & Details:

  1. For more details Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan visit
  2.  http://mjsa.water.rajasthan.gov.in

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