Jamshedpur : Civic amenities provider company, Jusco’s managing director Ashish Mathur on Thursday presented water initiatives of Jamshedpur at Vatican City.
He was invited to attend a seminar on water initiatives and recycling at Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City. He presented the water initiatives that Jusco done at Jamshedpur. Mathur is representing India in the seminar. Experts from other countries are also attending this seminar.
Speaking during the function Mathur said that water is a depleting natural resource and one should work towards conserving and recycling the existing source. JUSCO is working on a comprehensive plan for recycling the waste water and at the same time create awareness amongst the consumers for conservation.
It is the responsibility of each and every individual to conserve water and spread the message across the society. He further said that we must preserve the mother earth for our future generations.
In its journey towards making Jamshedpur a safer, cleaner, greener and water wise city, Jusco has implemented the following major initiatives in the recent past: Surface water harvesting at Jubilee Park,SNTI and Few major flat Complexes.
Waste Water recycling at Kharkai and Bara Sewage Treatment Plant; With this initiative about 40MLD water will be treated and recycled and used for horticulture –purposes and with this initiative Jamshedpur will be closure to becoming a Zero Liquid Discharge City. This initiative will further result in reduction of about 10MGD water withdrawl from Subernarekha River. Sub Surface drip irrigation System and Pop up sprinkler has been implemented in Jubilee Park and for avenue plantation along KS link.
JUSCO is India’s only comprehensive urban infrastructure service provider. It intends to rise to the challenge of meeting India’s need for infrastructure development in a sustainable manner by anticipating and addressing the country’s growth needs such that the ability of future generations to meet their own needs is not compromised. Its services include water, power, municipal solid waste management, roads & bridges, industrial, civil and structural construction.
Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Company Limited (JUSCO), A TATA Enterprise, was incorporated in August 2003 and formally launched in April, 2004 with the vision of providing “Best-value infrastructure and utility services” to all the stakeholders.