Piramal Water honoured with Enabling Technology Award of the Year

Frost & Sullivan India Electronics Awards 2013 recognizes Piramal Foundation for their outstanding work in the Electronic Security and Auto ID & Data Capture Technologies Market

Jul 15, 2013 01:07 IST India Infoline News Service

Piramal Water Pvt. Ltd, an initiative by Piramal Foundation has been awarded with Frost & Sullivan India Electronics Awards for ‘Enabling Technology Award of the Year in the Electronic Security and Auto ID & Data Capture Technologies Market’. This award is a tribute to the company that has developed a technology that revolutionalised the industry for the year 2012.

Piramal Water Pvt. Ltd operates through its Water ATM’s in six states with unique RFID, cloud management systems and customized ERP solutions. Its franchisee model helps create local entrepreneurs, who sell water at ultra-affordable prices (30 paisa per litre) and become financially sustainable. The leveraging of technology helps make the service and delivery of drinking water highly transparent. Frost and Sullivan has recognized this initiative that combines technology and sustainable business models that help in delivering drinking water to the last mile. It is also recognized as compatible model for working with Government agencies, NGOs and CSRs.

Commenting on the award, Paresh Parasnis, Head, Piramal Foundation said, “It is a great achievement for Piramal Foundation to receive this industry recognition. Sarvajal has unmatched expertise in delivering safe drinking water under the most difficult circumstances for any size of community. With our initiatives we continue to create replicable solutions to some of our nation's most pressing challenges.”

Sarvajal partners with companies, non-profits, and agencies to deploy end-to-end drinking water solutions for communities, facilities, and institutions. From solutions for patients at public hospitals to water micro-grids in urban settlements, Sarvajal aims to provide clean and safe drinking water for all. 

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