Jaipur is going to witness the Country’s first water accelerator program that will be held on December 12th. IIM-A (Indian Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad) technology business incubator CIIE (Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship), startup Oasis and Rajasthan Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) have launched India’s first water acceleration with an aim to initiate the ecosystem of water innovation and Technology. A demo day for this accelerator program will be hosted in Jaipur, 12th December. This event will witness many CSR funds and industry experts from most of the leading water companies in India.
This program have been set and launched in partnership with various high profile organizations such as Hindustan Unilever’s Pureit, World Bank’s water and sanitation program, Arghyam Foundation, Luminous Water Technologies Livpure and the Asian Development Bank.
11 promising organizations have been selected from all over the country followed by which they have been provided with tools, mentoring and industry experts for long four months for validating the prototypes. 12th December is the day when these startups will be demonstrating various effective solutions and technology that can bring huge and efficient impact in the water sector, Rajasthan. Rajasthan government has signed up a memorandum with Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) where they will attend the demo in order to pick up the best companies and award their pilots. According to Nishesh Mehta, the person leading the water accelerator program at CIIE, even government has been agreed to support those relevant companies to execute and certify their solutions as well.
This is really a big opportunity where all the stakeholders from water sector will be united and various quality solutions developed by them will be demonstrated. After which the government along with CSR funds can take the perfect decision which will be helpful for the speedy scaling up of solutions and organizations.