Under the 5T initiative, ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ by the Government of Odisha has got the ‘Award of Excellence’ in the 18th CSI SIG eGovernance Award 2020.
Odisha Government’s ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ won for the smart water management in Puri City amongst 178 nominations received from around India.
As per the reports on behalf of the Odisha Government, WATCO MD Pradipta Kumar Swain accepted the prestigious award from Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at an award ceremony held in Lucknow. The event was organized by the Computer Society of India (CSI) which is the most comprehensive association of information technology professionals in India.
Since 2002 the Computer Society of India (CSI) has set up this award ceremony and has been honoring awards to very ingenious projects across the country through its Special Interest Group (SIG) in eGovernance.
In October last year, the ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ which is called ‘Sujal’ was launched by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. This initiative was originated to give assured drinking water suitable for direct consumption from the tap to all households in urban areas. The initiative also strives to afford safe drinking water 24*7 and also to supply from a tap on-premise. The mission also aims the addressing water source protection with suitable water treatment and testing well prevention of recontamination in the administration system.
The initiative was successfully completed in 12 zones of Bhubaneswar and Puri leading to help to make Odisha the first state in India to provide drinking water from the tap to the people.
Now WATCO is proffering more importance to incorporate the entire city of the capital along with Puri and other areas like – Cuttack, Puri, Khurda, Jatni, and Berhampur.
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