- Project part of a plan to install largest decentralized footprint of water ATMs under PPP model in Delhi
- Installations to provide safe and purified drinking water to underserved communities at an affordable price
- Chilled water will now be available for Re. 2 per glass and Rs.5 for 1 litre.
- A special price to be introduced for households &people residing in urban slums and large residential colonies.
New Delhi, July2018: JanaJal India’s first dedicated water services company has installed the first 26 water ATMs out of a total of 75 water ATMs in the NDMCin the heart of New Delhi . The project is expected to be one of the largest clusters of water ATMs in any urban area in India and will serve at least 50,000 citizens daily.
Phase 1 of this project will see 26 Water ATMs commissioned at Old RK Ashram Marg, RML Hospital,Bhai Veer Singh Marg, Barakhamba Lane, Mandir Marg Near N.P School, Vinay Marg near Bhairav Mandir , G.P.O, PT Pant Marg opposite church, Rakab Ganj Gurdwara, Church Road, Safdarjung Hospital, R.K Ashram Marg, Manas Marg Near Bapu Dham Market, Palika Service, Kushak Road, Mandir Marg, Kali Bari, PT. Pant Marg , Near Kendriya Bhandar, South Avenue Opposite Mother dairy, Shankar Road, Niti Marg Near Petrol Pump, Vinay Marg near Police Play Ground, Jaswant Singh Marg, BR Camp, RJ Sindhiya Marg, Shri Vinayak Mandir and Teen Murti near Nehru Planetarium.
The plan is to rapidly increase the footprint of water ATMs that can make safe water available, accessible and affordable to communities. Prepaid cards are being introduced so that people can avail of cashless form of transacting and benefit from safe water on a regular basis.
JanaJal is already operating nearly 101 water ATMs at various railway stations in Mumbai region spreading across Maharashtra and Gujarat in association with IRCTC and Indian Railways. The company is also working on installing 200 water ATMs in Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam in a combination of fixed and mobile water ATMs.
Remotely supervised and monitored, every JanaJal water ATM delivers the highest standards in quality and services with the promise to provide the much-desired relief to people in Delhi NCR over the next 9 years. The company has already provided access to safe drinking water to more than 80 million beneficiaries till date and aims to serve one billion people by 2020.
Parag Agarwal, Founder & CMD JanaJal said, “Our aim is to leverage technology and provide safe drinking water through innovation and use of cutting-edge technologies that will bring qualitative and quantitative efficiency in the operations. JanaJal is proud to be part of this project of the NDMC under their Smart City initiative and hopes to increase the number of installations very soon. This partnership will enhance the availability of potable water in the city and deliver unprecedented benefits to society’’,
In 2013, Parag decided to focus on the gap in demand and supply of safe drinking water and founded JanaJal, a mission to deliver safe drinking water to communities in a sustainable and affordable manner. JanaJal is India’s leading water services company that aims to make safe drinking water a reality in the lives of every Indian. The concept of water ATM was developed 5 years ago with the objective of providing sustainability to the activity. The company installs, operates and maintains water ATMs that provide safe drinking water on 24X7 basis to consumers under a unique AAA philosophy which is Availability, Accessibility and Affordability. In addition to safe water, providing
Social entrepreneurship and gainful employment opportunities to members of the community that are upskilled and trained to conduct themselves as Operators of the water ATMs is an integral part of the JanaJal operating model. In 2017 alone, the company has created over 250 jobs and aims to touch 1000 by the end of 2018. Since inception, the company has worked relentlessly to advocate and demonstrate the benefit of water ATMs. It has succeeded in establishing the fact that water ATMs are the first step towards a developed nation and has secured universal acceptance for this concept. The Government of India’s thrust on WASH facilities in India through its Swachh Bharat initiative is now being implemented by all local administrative bodies pan India who recognize the benefit of providing this invaluable resource to people. It is distinctly established that the common man is willing to bear a nominal cost for safe drinking water as long as it is compliant with global quality standards.