Odisha wins World Habitat Award 2023 for its JAGA Mission

  • Odisha has won the UN-Habitat’s World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission (5T initiative of the state).
  • 5T: Team work, Technology, Transparency, Transformation and Time limit.
  • It is the world’s largest land titling and slum upgrading program that aims to empower the lives of slum dwellers.
  • Under this mission, 100% households in 2,724 slums have been provided with pipe water connections, and 8 cities become slum-free.