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Environment

    Water
  • India has 4% of the world’s fresh water
  • Estimated NRW in India is between 40-70%- By 2030, around 60% of groundwater sources in India will be in a critical state of degradation
  • Currently around 45% of groundwater is used for total irrigation and 80% for domestic water consumption 
  • Around 75% of Indian households lack access to piped water supply and nearly 70% of the supplied water is contaminated by pollutants, making it unsafe for consumption 
  • Jal Jeevan Mission' which aims to secure piped water for all households by 2024. The project is expected to cost more than $300 billion.
  • 100 Smart City Mission (India) has 24*7 water supply as one of the main component
  • Tapping Non-Revenue Water, Wastewater Management, Industrial Water Pollution, Groundwater management, desalination along with promoting technologies in zero-  liquid discharge, smart water Monitoring systems are some of the current requiremenst of the Indanwater market.

Air

  • A 5 year action plan with 2019 as the first year, aims at 20 to 30% reduction of PM2.5 and PM10 concentration by 2024 from 2017 levels.

  • USD 0.5 billion allocated for FY 20-21.

  • India looking for intervention in industries, transport and biomass Management.

  • National Clean Air Program (NCAP) provides a roadmap to prevent, control, and reduce unhealthy air pollution. The NCAP will expand the national air quality monitoring network, build capacity for air pollution management, and strengthen public awareness about the dangers of air pollution.

Waste

  • By 2030, estimated urban municipal solid waste generation will increase to 165 million tonnes
  • Currently, about 20% is treated and 50% goes to landfill site
  • By 2025, the waste management market size in India is projected to be worth ~USD 15 Billion with annual growth around 7 percent
  • ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ of Clean India Mission, is focused upon different stages of generation, collection and disposal of waste.
  • For more information, please contact: Deepshikha Sharma, Commercial Head (Water & Environment/ Cleantech/ Smart cities) at deesha@um.dk

 

 

 

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