Technical Committee of Jal Jeevan Mission recommends ‘Five Technologies’
A Multi-disciplinary Technical Committee has recommended five technologies to provide field level solutions in the states. The committee was set up under the Jal Jeevan Mission.
The five technologies recommended by the technical committee are understated:
- Grundfos AQpure: This water treatment plant is a solar energy-based plant that uses ultra-filtration.
- Janajal Water on Wheel: This recommended GPS enabled technology is based on Internet on Things (IoT). It delivers safe water at the doorsteps of households.
- Presto Online Chlorinator: This is a non-electricity dependent online chlorinated technology which is used to disinfect water. It also removes bacterial contamination.
- Johkasou Technology: This technology is an inbuilt sewage and bath water treatment system. The system comprise of the advanced anaerobic-aerobic configuration. This system can be installed underground.
- FBTec: This recommended technology is a decentralized sewage treatment system.
Challenges addressed by these technologies
These technologies address following challenges:
- Water quality challenges,
- Issues of dealing with grey water,
- Convergence with sanitation sector,
- Variations in regional endowment of water resources.
These five recommendation came by a multi-disciplinary technical committee that was constituted under the Jal Jeevan Mission.
Jal Jeevan Mission
The Jal Jeevan Mission was launched on August 15, 2019. This mission is aimed at providing 55 litres of water per person per day in every household by the year 2024. Under it, every village creates a Village Action Plan. This action plan have three components- water source and its maintenance, greywater management and water supply. The funding for the scheme is shared between Centre and States usually in the 60:40 ratio. Even though, the set funding pattern of Jal Jeevan Mission is in ratio of 50:50.