Ministry of Jal Shakti to use sensor-based IoT devices to effectively monitor implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission

The Ministry of Jal Shakti has decided to use sensor-based Internet of Things, IoT devices to effectively monitor the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission, JJM in more than six lakh villages. The Internet of Things, IoT based remote monitoring provides near real-time information without any manual intervention by using sensors. This would not only allow effective monitoring and management on-ground, but also enable real-time visibility to State water supply. 

The Ministry of Jal Shakti in a statement said, with a vision to ensure regular tap water to every home, real-time measurement and monitoring is critical for rural drinking water supply schemes, with enormous gains in terms of operational efficiencies, cost reduction and grievance redressal. Jal Jeevan Mission JJM which is a flagship programme of the Government is implemented in partnership with States and Union Territories to provide tap water connection to every rural household by 2024.


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