23 August 2023

The trailblazers for Jal Jeevan Mission

Meet Munni, Deepti, Urmila, Laxmi and Manisha. The inspiring Jal Bahinis  from Masora Village in Chhattisgarh.  Jal Bahini are  water warriors who take up a leadership role for the governance of drinking water services in villages. To accelerate change at the community level, Public Health Engineering Department, Chhattisgarh, in collaboration…, Major five functions for Jal Bahinis:,  Effective participation of community in planning and implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission through community mobilization.  Interpersonal communication for water tariff collection,    Opening and maintaining capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operational expenditure (OPEX) account including operation and maintenance (O&M) for revenue and…, Impact on community, The community’s happiness has been evident and overwhelming joy could be seen on the villagers’ face after getting potable tap connections in their houses. After hundreds of years of drudgery of fetching water, they understood that the basic luxury of getting water on demand is a gateway to all the other empowering lifelines like a healthy family…, UNICEF and Jal Jeevan Mission, Access to clean drinking water is the right of every child.  UNICEF continues to work with the Government of India to ensure clean drinking water reaches the most vulnerable communities and children in India.  Currently, Chhattisgarh has provided 2.8 million (57 percent) households with tap water connections in Chhattisgarh since the launch of the…
05 June 2023

Five things you can do for the environment, today!

Climate Change is Real, We Need to Care. NOW!, Biju and Tuli #1: Adopt eco-friendly and sustainable lifestyle, Every kilogram of textiles produced, generates about 17 kilograms of CO2. Being mindful of what we consume and how we consume can go a long way in saving our environment. The 4 R’s, reduce, reuse, repair and recycle, are a great reminder for us. So, begin with buying fewer new clothes to reduce your carbon footprint and cut down waste., cloth bag #2: Say no to single use plastic, Plastic is the largest, most harmful, and most persistent polluter. It is time we adopt new eco-friendly options like carrying a cloth bag, using ecofriendly cutlery for social gatherings and say no to single use plastic. Attempt making even one change rather than trying to turn your entire life eco-friendly overnight., save water #3: Save Water, Did you know that of all the water on Earth, more than 99 percent of Earth’s water is unusable by humans and many other living things? Saving water is one of the biggest callings of our lifetime. So start with ensuring that you always turn off the tap when you’re brushing your teeth, shaving, or using soap., cycle #4: Save Energy, It is important to be mindful of our electricity consumption and make adaptations to reduce the demand for energy products and thereby preserve fossil fuel resources. Switch to energy efficient appliance and choosing to cycle and walk short distances can go a long way in making a difference, segregate waste #5: Segregate Waste, Wet and dry waste need to go into separate bins! When waste is segregated and recycled, it helps keep environment cleaner for children.