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Question 1

‘Swajal Yojana’ is launched to provide safe water powered by _________ for drinking, cooking and all other domestic needs?

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• ‘Swajal’ Yojana is launched in March 2018 under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) of the Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation.
• To provide safe water powered by solar energy for drinking, cooking and other domestic basic needs to every rural person round the year.
• It is a demand driven and community–led drinking water projects to be called ‘Swajal’.
• The scheme will train hundreds of rural technicians for operation and maintenance of Swajal units.

Question 2

With respect to ‘Swajal Yojana’- a community owned drinking water programme, what is correct about the coverage area?

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• ‘Swajal’ Yojana is launched in March 2018 under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) of the Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation.
• To provide safe water powered by solar energy for drinking, cooking and other domestic basic needs.
• The Operations and management of the project will be taken care by the local villagers.
• The scheme will train hundreds of rural technicians for operation and maintenance of Swajal units.
• It was launched in 117 aspirational districts which are listed by the NITI Ayog in the country.
• In first phase, it is proposed to select pilot project district in six States, viz., Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan & Bihar

Question 3

‘Jal Mani Programme’ was launched in the year 2008 to provide value and quality addition to the ongoing Rural Drinking Water Supply Programme. At the time of launch, under which ministry did it come?

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• Jal Mani Programme was launched in the year 2008.
• at the time of launch of this scheme, it came under the Ministry of Rural Development (Department of Drinking water supply)
• In 2011 the separate ministry was formed named ‘Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation’.
• This programme is launched to provide value and quality addition to the ongoing Rural Drinking Water Supply Programme to mainly address the water quality in rural areas.
• It involves installation of Stand-Alone Purification System.

Question 4

Under ‘Jal Mani Program’, launched in the year 2008 with the aim to provide value and quality addition to the ongoing Rural Drinking Water Supply Programme, which area of the society was preferred?

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• Jal Mani Programme was launched in the year 2008.
• It aims to provide safe and quality drinking water in rural areas especially in schools.
• It involves installation of simple Stand-Alone Purification systems started with rural schools.

Question 5

‘Har Ghar Jal’ is a national water quality submission to provide chemical free water to all citizens of India. What are the two chemicals that this mission focuses on removing from water?

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• Har Ghar Jal - National Water Quality Sub Mission was launched in March 2017 by the Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation.
• It is focused on Arsenic and fluoride, two major ground water pollutants which are recognized worldwide as the most serious inorganic contaminants in drinking water.
• It is implemented with an outlay of Rs 25,000 crore.
• This mission will have three phases:
o Diagnostic phase
o Implementation phase
o Sustain phase

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