Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of Smart Cities Mission that intends to develop sustainable smart cities. The mission has attracted a whopping 2 trillion INR investment from different quarters. The main objective behind this mega-urbanization drive is to get Indian cities 21st-century ready, and to transform them into entities capable of providing a better quality of life through top-notch infrastructure.
In today’s fiercely competitive business landscape, organizations never miss out on new innovations to stay ahead of the competition. The hospitality and tourism sectors are no exception. Since the early 2000s, the companies in the tourism sector have turned to various innovative technologies to improve customer experience.
Much has been said about sanitation challenges of rural India. However, it is also crucial to discuss another aspect – the public sanitation infrastructure in Indian cities and other places of significance. A well-developed public sanitation system is a matter of national prestige. It is one of the parameters to measure a country’s socio-economic progress.
Piles of rubble encroaching the pavements. Mounds of construction materials being dumped on the roadside. Dirt and debris from the demolitions spilling onto the streets from the uncovered, unfenced construction sites. All of the above are common sights across India - be it a small town or metro cities. In fact, the capital of our country is infamous for facing severe air pollution crises over the years.
Water ATMs have been known to Indians for quite some time. In fact, they have been in use in the country for a decade. Let’s take a look at how and why these Water ATMs were conceptualised and designed, as well as the multiple ways they serve individuals and communities. A bottle of drinking water at just Rs. 2 is the essence of Water ATMs – making safe and clean drinking water affordable and accessible to everyone.