The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) in association with Elets Technomedia Private Limited will be organising the National WASH Innovation Summit in New Delhi on Tuesday. Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, will be the chief guest on the occasion.
The summit will provide a unique platform for entrepreneurs, including startups, to showcase their innovative products and solutions in the area of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.
The summit is also expected to act as a catalyst to provide momentum to the innovation ecosystem and contribute to resolve the pressing issues in the WASH sector.
The inaugural session will be attended by Professor Jagan Shah, Director, National Institute of Urban Affairs; Anjum Parvez, Secretary, Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka; and Mark White, Mission Director, USAID, India, among others.
A total of five sessions will be organised during the day-long conference at the Hotel Park. Innovation in WASH sector being the main theme of the conference, the sessions have been designed to capture the whole gamut of WASH.
Catalyzing Innovative WASH Solutions through Partnerships, Accelerating Innovations in WASH, Innovative financing tools and procurement challenges in WASH, will be among the key discussion points at the national level summit.