Welspun India is the winner of the National Water Award conferred by Ministry of Jal Shakti's Department of Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation
13 January 2022, Mumbai:
Welspun India Limited, the world's largest home furnishings maker, has received the National Water Award from the Ministry of Jal Shakti's Department of Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation.
- In the Best Industry Category, the firm took first place
- Award is given in appreciation of Welspun's cutting-edge sewage treatment facility
- The 40 MLD sewage treatment facility is one of the first in India
In the Best Industry Category, the firm took first place. The award was given in appreciation of Welspun's cutting-edge sewage treatment facility in the drought-prone Kutch district's social and environmental effect.
The 40 MLD sewage treatment facility is one of the first in India to deploy cutting-edge wastewater treatment technology to reuse urban sewage water into high-quality clean water for industrial usage.
This allowed the corporation to achieve zero freshwater consumption for industrial purposes at its Anjar manufacturing plant, while also reducing the pollution produced by the flow of untreated municipal sewage into the sea, which had a negative impact on the environment and community health.
The facility has also benefited the local farming population, as the Narmada river's freshwater, which was formerly utilised for industrial reasons, is now used for agricultural purposes. "Welspun India has always been devoted to sustainability, environmental awareness, and community welfare as a responsible corporate citizen."
Our cutting-edge sewage treatment facility in Anjar was built on the basis of these three guiding principles. We are happy that the Ministry of Jal Shakti has recognised our efforts to decrease reliance on freshwater sources for industrial uses. Welspun India Limited's Dipali Goenka, Jt. MD & CEO, stated, "It just drives us to lift the bar even higher."
The prize for Best State went to Uttar Pradesh, while the award for "Best Urban Local Body" went to Vapi Urban Local Body in Gujarat. Kolkata's ITC Limited was named "Best Industry for CSR Activities."