saraswati-2.0IIT Kharagpur set to lead multi-crore Saraswati 2.0 project to develop tech for better reuse of treated water

India Today (August 20, 2019)

As the lead Indian partner, IIT Kharagpur will be steering the multi-institutional, multi-crore Saraswati 2.0 project for the rejuvenation and treatment of water funded by the European Union and the Government of India's Department of Science and Technology and the Department of Biotechnology.

For some time now, India and Europe have been collaborating intensively on water, enriching each other's technological and scientific knowledge and management capacities to cope with stress on water resources.

What is the aim of the Saraswati 2.0 project?

The overall objectives of Saraswati 2.0 is to identify the best available as well as affordable technologies for wastewater treatment and provide solutions to the challenges of water use in both rural and urban areas. (Read More)