Compendium of innovative technologies on rural drinking water & sanitation
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has been providing financial and technical assistance to the State Governments in realizing the objectives of safe portal drinking water and open defecation free rural India. With the Launch of the `Swachh Bharat Mission' by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India on 2nd October 2014, the mandate of the Ministry has become more widespread and the target has been fixed to achieve open defecation free India by 2nd October 2019 as a befitting tribute to Father of the Nation, on his 150th birth anniversary. In order to achieve the target in most economical way and for use of new technologies, this Ministry organizes Exhibition cum Workshops on Innovative Technologies from time to time. This Ministry has invited innovators/innovative technologies in the field of Water and Sanitation and has provided a platform to these innovators/technology providers to present their innovations before the State Government officials/implementers. This booklet is the compilation of different innovative technologies, vetted by a high level Technical Committee constituted by the Ministry, under the Chairmanship of Prof R A Mashelkar, Ex.Director General, CSIR.