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Fixing India’s water crisis needs an integrated approach including Smart water management

India is facing one of its major and most serious water crisis. It's water demand is projected to be twice the available supply by 2030, implying severe scarcity for hundreds of millions of people and an eventual 6% loss in the country's GDP, as per Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) report by NITI Aayog in 2018.

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Wipro and Smart Energy Water (SEW) form global strategic alliance to accelerate digital transformation for enterprises

The joint offerings, built on SEW’s industry-leading digital Customer Experience (CX), Workforce Engagement, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) Machine Learning (ML) and Big data analytics platforms will deliver transformational benefits to both companies’ new and existing clients in this space.

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THE GREEN AGENDA - ALUMINIUM FOR A SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT

“As the global fight against plastic pollution has become more pertinent that ever before, industries are collectively on the lookout for an alternative to put an end to this global crisis. Aluminium, commonly referred to as the green metal has emerged as the next best alternative and is fulfilling the needs of industries that are aiming to be more responsible towards the environment”, writes K R Raghunath, Vice Chairman, Jindal Aluminium Limited.

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Enhancing Efficiency in Indian Building

“The GRIHA rating system takes a holistic approach toward sustainable action intended to mitigate climate change, a significant aspect of which is: reduction in GHG emissions from the construction and operation of India’s building stock”, asserted Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA Council in conversation with Poulami Chakraborty of BW SmartCities World. Excerpts below:

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'Nal se Jal’ might mull investment of ₹6.3 trillion in next 5 years

PM Modi’s 'Nal se Jal' scheme aims to provide piped water connection to every household by 2024. An amount of ₹28,261.59 crore is earmarked for the scheme by Jal Shakti Ministry

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Kıvanç Tekstil inks pact with RIL to craft a Sustainable Future

In a major industrial movement, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), India’s largest private sector company and the world’s biggest integrated polyester producer, has got into a pact with Turkey’s textile behemoth, Kıvanç Tekstil, to manufacture and market R|Elan™ GreenGold, a sustainable and innovative fabric 2.0, to leading apparel brands and consumers across the world.

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Pi-Lo Inaugurates Portable Sewage Treatment Plant at Parmarth Ashram to Help Clean Ganga

Standing firm on their mission of providing clean and pure drinking water, Pi-Lo Shudh Pani Seva Foundation, a non-for profit organization on Sunday successfully inaugurated a portable sewage treatment plant (STP) at Parmarth Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. The Sewage treatment plant was inaugurated by Uttarakhand Chief Minister; Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat along with his full cabinet and Pujya Swami Chidanand SaraswatiJi, President, Parmarth Niketan Ashram.

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Climate Change Risks and Cities: The Need for Climate Action Plans

Recent climate changes have had widespread impacts on human and natural systems. The atmosphere and oceans have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, and sea level has risen.

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Sustainable Sanitaryware Solutions

With the dawn of energy efficient technology, it is possible to move forward binding rapid development keeping the environment in mind.

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Smart Cities: Transforming through Renewable Energy

Small solar parks can be made an integral part of Smart Cities so as to fulfill any additional such requirements. Apart from rooftop solar, the solar energy can be harnessed in other forms like solar street lighting, solar water heaters, solar pumps, solar traffic signals, solar concentrators based cooking.

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