Posted on Jun 23, 2016 | Posted by speditor |
Tags: nanotechnology, water purifier, IIT-M, arsenic-free |
A nanotechnology-based water purifier developed by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras that provides arsenic-free water at an affordable cost will soon be installed in all arsenic-affected regions of the country.
The purifier is already providing arsenic-free water to more than four lakh people in West Bengal at a cost of less than 5 paise per litre.
The Union ministry of drinking water and sanitation has recommended the replication of the nanotechnology-based purifier in states having arsenic-affected habitation based on a report by the joint secretary (water) following his visit to an arsenic removal plant in Nadia district of West Bengal.................Read more