Around 76 million people in India lack access to clean drinking water. Although, the central and state governments have strived hard to provide piped water supply to the urban and rural communities, people still lack access to a steady water supply. Increasing population explosion is one of the major threats faced by India. This makes it harder for the authorities to handle the situation. Under such circumstances, the participation of the community becomes extremely critical/crucial. The community people need to be educated and made to understand the importance of adopting effective measures to combat the relevant issues.
With a vision to support and empower the rural communities, the Jivamritam purified drinking water project was launched by the President of India, Sri Ramnath Kovind and Amrita’s Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi on October 2017. Through this project, we intend to deploy 5,000 Jivamritam filtration systems across several villages in India, benefitting over 10 million people.