Gram Panchayats Under Atal Bhujal Yojana

Gram Panchayats Under Atal Bhujal Yojana

Posted On: 04 FEB 2021,Delhi

Atal Bhujal Yojana (Atal Jal) is being implemented in identified water stressed areas of seven States, viz. Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. State wise details of number of districts, blocks/taluks and gram panchayats are given in the table below:

S. No.StateDistrictsBlocks / TaluksGram Panchayats
1Gujarat7342,201
2Haryana13361,895
3Karnataka14411,199
4Madhya Pradesh69672
5Maharashtra13381,339
6Rajasthan17381,144
7Uttar Pradesh1026550
 TOTAL802229000

Atal Jal has been launched in certain States as a pilot scheme based on the consultation, criticality of groundwater situation, willingness and degree of preparedness.

However, proposals of inclusion of more water stressed areas within the scheme may be considered in future depending upon the outcomes of the scheme and its implementation status.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Jal Shakti & So

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