Main Features of Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyaan (MJSA)
- CM launched the campaign from village Gardan Kheri in Jhalawar district on 27th January 2016.
- Year 2016 has been earmarked as the ‘Year of #JalKranti
- Scope:Total 21000 by 2020, villages will be benefitted with around 3000 priority villages in 2016 and 6000 villages every year in following 3 years.
- The Scheme is based on Four-waters Concept,a successful strategy of water conservation employed in The Four Waters concept involves harvesting of available runoff (rain water, ground water, under-ground water & in situ soil moisture) in rural areas by treatment of catchment, proper utilization, renovation & creation of new water harvesting structures.
- Total 21000, villages will be benefitted with around 3000 priority villages in first year and 6000 villages every year in following 3 years.
Key objectives of Scheme include:
- To create a water sustainable Rajasthan
- To increase the irrigated area
- Ensure effective water conservation through convergence of resources of different departments.
- To create awareness about community participation in water management
- To prepare a village action plan through water budgeting via community participation
- To make the village a self sufficient unit in drinking water through sustainable measures.
- The funding of scheme is based on novel idea of crowd-funding, that is contribution from citizens. Chief Minister herself has contributed her 6 months salary.
- Concept of water budgeting was introduced in Gram sabhas where after determination of usage of water (for drinking, irrigation, livestock & for other commercial purposes) & a water budget is prepared to conserve water available from various resources and accordingly, works are identified and approved for the preparation of action plan of the mission.
Phases of Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyaan (MJSA)
- 3 thousand 529 villages of 295 Panchayat Samitis were selected from the state
- Under the campaign, in the selected villages, construction of traditional water conservation methods such as ponds, ponds, bawns, stitches etc. have been constructed and nick, stitches, bridle etc. have been constructed with new techniques.
- Launched in November, 2016.
- 4200 Villages included in 2nd
- Additionally, 66 cities (2 from each district) have also been included in the campaign.
- Cabinet reviewed MJSA 2nd Phase & work-plan for 3rd Phase, to begin in desert & non-desert districts from 9th Dec’17 & 20 Jan’18, respectively.