The Grand Challenge aims to source and promote innovative solutions to improve the performance of the urban WASH sector in Indian cities and support national missions like the Swachh Bharat Mission, Atal Misison for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation and Smart Cities.
The Grand Challenge intends to:
- Provide a platform to the innovators and entrepreneurs to present and test their ideas
- Bridge the gap between innovators and beneficiaries (ULBs, citizens)
- Source and promote technological, business and non-business innovations
- Benefit urban poor with simple, low cost and sustainable solutions for WASH challenges
This challenge intends to identify the 15 best innovative solutions to pressing challenges of the urban WASH sector, which are not only city specific, but also cater to the needs of the WASH sector of the country in general.