Minister for Water to Inaugurate WaterEx World Expo
  • Board members meet in Delhi under the chairmanship of Mr A B Pandya – finalise the conference sessions.
  • WaterEx : the most holistic event on water that the country has ever witnessed.
  • Ganga Rejuvenation micro-session to highlight the technology needs for water management & treatment
The much awaited WaterEx will be inaugurated by Ms Uma Bharti, Hon’ble Minister for Water Resources, Government of India on 29th January 2015. Moreover, the Chief Guest of WaterEx, the Hon’ble Minister has agreed upon to invite the various Ministries of Overseas Countries to join hands with Indian Players for the strategic alliances and technology exchanges.

The Hon’ble Minister has also appreciated CHEMTECH for taking the initiative to support development of water sector during the recent meeting with the top management of Chemtech Foundation. In the same meeting, the Minister has also emphasised upon the need to rejuvenate the River Ganga and the endeavors to synergise the German and other foreign technology with that of the Indian for cleaning the holy river. The Minister has also agreed to invite various international forums for interaction with the Indian Industry Captains in the two-day conference.

WaterEx is an offset to the projected worst case scenario of Water Crises. With the theme 'Water forever, Water for all', the third Central Advisory Board Meeting of WaterEx took place in Delhi under the guidance of Mr A B Pandya, Chairman, Central Water Commission, Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India.

In earlier meetings, the panel had already decided on providing strong impetus to water technologies and having technical presentations and case studies during the international conference to holistically address the issues related with the water management. Members also suggested having interactive sessions with international water technology providers to share their experience and how the success stories could be emulated in the Indian context. Board had narrowed down upon having 5 sessions during the two-day conference.

The board members have unanimously agreed with the idea of coming up with the ‘Blue Book’ – a compilation of technology gaps in the field of water and wastewater treatment that would be distributed across various Indian technology institutions and would serve as the benchmark for academia as well as the industry to further innovation on technology front.