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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF JAL SHAKTI
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 830
ANSWERED ON:  21.07.2022
Piped Drinking Water Supply
Nishikant Dubey
Will the Minister of



JAL SHAKTI be pleased to state:-


Will the Minister of JAL SHAKTI be pleased to state:
(a) the percentage of households having piped drinking water supply, State/ UT-wise including Jharkhand, especially Santhal Pargana; and
(b) the percentage of households using hand pump water for drinking purpose, State/ UT-wise?


ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR JAL SHAKTI
(SHRI PRAHLAD SINGH PATEL)
(a) & (b) As on date, out of 19.15 Crore rural households in the country, around 9.81 Crore (51.22%) households are reported to have tap water supply. As reported by States/ UTs including Jharkhand, number of households with functional tap water connection, is at Annex–I. These details are in public domain and available on the JJM dashboard at

https://ejalshakti.gov.in/jjmreport/JJMIndia.aspx.
Further, State of Jharkhand has informed that out of 15.36 lakh rural households in Santhal Pargana area spreading over 6 districts, so far 2.39 lakh rural households are getting potable water through tap connection.
This Department does not maintain data related to percentage of households using hand pump for drinking purpose.
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