Danish Water Forum (DWF) Inaugurated its base in Gujarat

Mar 26, 2013, 07:08 ET from Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd

AHMEDABAD, India, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The First-of-its-kind Initiative Partnered by Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd

The Danish Water Forum (DWF) Operational Base was inaugurated in the campus of Gujarat Water Supply & Sewerage Board on 22nd March, 2013 to mark the celebration of "World Water Day". The operational base was inaugurated by Honorable Minister (Water Supply), Babubhai Bokhiriya in the presence of Mr. Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark to India. This is significant as one of the major Scandinavian Water Organization has chosen Gujarat as its base for the first time in India.

Minister Babubhai Bokhiriya appreciating the water grid network said, "Government of Gujarat is committed to provide clean and potable drinking water to the entire state. The number of fluoride affected habitations has reduced from 4187 to just 40 during last few years due to establishment of Gujarat State Wide drinking water Grid network".

Mr. Freddy Svane, Ambassador of Denmark to India said that Gujarat was chosen due to the successful creation of unparalleled State Wide Water Grid that is the biggest of its kind in the world and highlighted the water expertise, knowledge, competence and high standard of Danish Water Forum, making it a perfect organization to serve and strengthen the water distribution systems in Gujarat.

Mr. Ranganath, MD, Grundfos Pumps India Pvt ltd, an organization associated with this project feels that this initiative will encourage water technology companies to attempt new innovative approaches across all the water management sectors in Gujarat.

This initiative was in fulfillment of the MoU signed by Government of Gujarat in the recently concluded Vibrant Gujarat Global Investment Summit, in presence of Chief Minister of the state, Mr. Narendra Modi.

About Danish Water Forum:

The Danish Water Forum is a research based network aiming at highlighting and promoting water expertise and knowledge and facilitating concerted actions, with an objective to strengthen the water sector, nationally and internationally by promotion of easy access to knowledge and competence on water handling and management, thereby strengthening the quality and competitiveness of the water sector. For more information, please visit http://www.danishwaterforum.dk/index.html.

About Grundfos Pumps India Pvt ltd:

Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grundfos Holdings was established on March 13, 1998. Grundfos India is responsible for sales of Grundfos products in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives. Currently, Grundfos India has manpower of over 200 and operates with about 150 Distributors and Dealers with 13 offices across India. Grundfos India provides pumps and pumping solutions for various applications - heating and hot water service systems, cooling and air-conditioning systems, industrial applications, pressure boosting and liquid transfer, groundwater supply, domestic water supply, sewage and wastewater, dosing, chlorination systems, disinfection systems and pumps running on renewable energy. For more information, visit http://www.grundfos.in/

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