Jal Jan Jodo Abhiyan is a nationwide campaign begins with an objective to ensure water security, community rights yearlong water security for all, protecting pond, lakes, and rivers through community participation by motivating society by developing water literacy campaign. This movement acting as joint perform of civil society organizations, Universities, Professors, lawyers, students, journalists, writers, NSS, NCC, volunteers & grass root water activists throughout the Natation. Besides its core objective i.e. to pass the water security bill at the national level, the campaign is working for rejuvenation of 100 rivers in 11 states through community participation, 10000s or water bodies are being rejuvenated or protected from pollution, encroachments. The campaign is also strengthening deprived and suppressed communities like Dalit, tribal, women population and empowering them to strengthen their voices to secure water rights.
Jal Jan Jodo campaign was launched in 2013 working on water issues from twenty-two states under the leadership of conservationist and Stockholm Water Prize winner popularly known as `Waterman’ Rajendra Singh. Jal Jan Jodo Campaign is coordinated entirely the nation by National Campaign Coordinator Sanjay Singh, he is involving in the day to day activities and strategy planning assisted by campaign team from its secretariat located in Jhansi.
The main objective of the campaign was to connect people with water conservation issues. The campaign leaders believe that government schemes alone will not be able to end the water crisis in the country and to make them effective people’s participation and ownership is necessary. In twenty-two state campaign leaderships are active in mobilizing civil society on water issues.