In keeping with the Jal Shakti Ministry, the committee focussed on utility of science and know-how for offering field-level options.
The applied sciences embody Grundfos AQpure, a photo voltaic vitality based mostly water remedy plant based mostly on ultra-filtration, Janajal Water on Wheel, an Web of Issues (IoT) based mostly electrical automobile to ship secure water to households and Presto On-line Chlorinator, a non-electric on-line chlorinator for disinfection of water for elimination of bacterial contamination.
The opposite two are Johkasou know-how, an inbuilt packaged black (sewage) and gray water (kitchen and bathtub water) remedy system having superior anaerobic-aerobic configuration that may be put in underground, whereas FBTec is a web site assembled decentralised sewage remedy system utilizing mounted filter media.
The states and union territories can undertake the applied sciences relying on their requirement and suitability, the ministry mentioned.
The panel was headed by Ok VijayRaghavan, the principal scientific adviser to the federal government, members from NITI Aayog, Division of Science and Expertise, Division of Bio-Expertise, CSIR, DRDO, NEERI, IIT, Nationwide Institute of Ocean Expertise, states.
“A multi-disciplinary technical committee within the Division of Ingesting Water and Sanitation, Ministry of Jal Shakti has advisable 5 applied sciences, particularly three applied sciences for consuming water and two applied sciences for sanitation as revolutionary applied sciences out of the ten applied sciences thought of by it and these applied sciences would now be listed within the innovation portal of the division,” the ministry mentioned.
These applied sciences had been appraised at totally different ranges earlier than consideration and suggestion by the committee and can be useful to the implementing companies within the states and UTs, the ministry mentioned.
Beneath the Jal Jeevan Mission, revolutionary proposals are sought on-line for aiding the states/UTs to undertake revolutionary applied sciences to ship consuming water providers to rural communities of satisfactory amount and prescribed high quality, it mentioned.
Varied challenges being confronted throughout implementation of the mission embody variations in regional endowment of water assets and ranges of service provision, water high quality challenges, convergence with the sanitation sector and coping with gray water/sludge points, the ministry mentioned.
A two stage screening course of was carried out for shortlisting the candidates. Out of the 87 functions acquired, the preliminary brief itemizing was carried out by the Technical Unit based mostly on on-line submissions of know-how.
Within the second stage, response was sought as a questionnaire adopted by an in depth on-line presentation by shortlisted candidates.
Second stage was carried out in lieu of the sector analysis owing to COVID-19 lockdown and journey restrictions.
Last shortlisted 10 applied sciences had been thought of by the committee out of which 5 have been advisable, the ministry mentioned. PTI PR RHL
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