'Jal Jeevan Mission App' launched on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti

'Jal Jeevan Mission App' launched on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti

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Category : National Published on: October 04 2021

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·       Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a newly designed “Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM)” mobile application on Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, 2021.

·       This mission ensures the functionality of existing water supply systems and water connections through the app which will monitor and test water quality as well as monitor sustainable agriculture.

·       JJM was launched in 2019 by the Union Ministry of Water to ensure a 100 percent functional tap water supply in rural areas by 2024.

Important Facts

About Mahatma Gandhi

v Date of Birth: October 2, 1869

v Place of Birth: Porbandar, British India (now Gujarat)

v Date of Death: January 30, 1948

v Place of Death: Delhi, India

v Cause of Death: Assassination

v Professions: Lawyer, politician, activist, writer

v Spouse: Kasturba Gandhi

v Children: Harilal Gandhi, Manilal Gandhi, Ramdas Gandhi, and Devdas Gandhi

v Father: Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi

v Mother: Putlibai Gandhi

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