We at Environment Planning Group Limited (EPGL) pioneered a model on Community RO Plants for affordable purified drinking ...
Community RO Systems: Mitigating the Challenge of Safe Drinking Water For Masses
THE CHALLENGEINDIA 70% habitations in the country  (around 1.96lac) lack access to safe  drinking water 80% of common di...
OUR SOLUTIONCommunity Reverse Osmosis (RO+UV) Water                                              Inside component of the p...
JUSTIFICATIONS FOR CSR SUPPORTBenefits accrued with minimal recurring support: Initiative is operated and maintained byEPG...
TECHNOLOGY                Reverse Osmosis (RO) + UV radiation Treatment                                                   ...
Rajasthan:                              Udaipur, Chittorgarh,   Haryana: GurgaonPresence in                   Bhilwara and...
BUSINESS MODELA 500 LPH capacity plant is installed in a cluster having 500-700 households (capacity tocater to up to 500...
PROMOTERS: EPGL     EPGL innovated and established the commercial viability of the model in 1999.     EPGL is working in...
PROMOTERS: EUREKA FORBES     A joint venture between the Forbes Group and Electrolux of Sweden     Largest UV water puri...
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Under CSR Backed Community RO-Purified safe drinking water for masses we are able to grant access to end users to safe water at a price that comes to less than their saved medical bills.

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  1. 1. We at Environment Planning Group Limited (EPGL) pioneered a model on Community RO Plants for affordable purified drinking water for massesin 1999 and have since been putting up the plants across entire western India to reduce incidence of water borne diseases such as Diarrhea, TeethDecay, Pneumonia and Kidney Stone etc. We have, so far, impacted the lives of more than 1.25 lakh villagers by providing them not only healthbenefits but also more local employment opportunities. Besides, our entrepreneurial initiatives have been working at ICICI Bank, Kotak MahindraBank, Mudra Institute of Communication, ISRO, BSNL, et.al. for 5-9years.Our CSR supported business model on community drinking water follows:Our initiatives have received financial support from CSRs of Hindustan Zinc Ltd, Glaxo Smithkline, Moser Baer, etc. working in Gujarat, Rajasthan,Delhi and Mumbai slums. We are now in rapid expansion mode with an active direct involvement of our partners Eureka Forbes Ltd (EFL), whose roleis to provide RO plants and their maintenance services including consumables. EFL-EPGL provide complete on-ground support in problemidentification and carrying it through to its logical solution with complete entrepreneurial responsibility.We design, supply, install, operate and maintain a social initiative called Community RO purified safe drinking water on affordable terms in CSRcommand villages of our client corporate projects. We approach respective village panchayats to obtain their demand and consent to provide spaceand raw-water for our RO plants installation.We seek a one time CAPEX sponsorship of Rs.3.50 lac from CSRs for an RO plant with UV facility suited to meet drinking water needs of 500-700families, storage tanks, initial liaison with the panchayat, and an awareness campaign in the village. Our OPEX including power bills, operatorssalaries, plant supply and plant O&M are earned by a nominal selling price of water @25paise per liter (Rs.5per 20liter). We run the initiative as anentrepreneurial entity on ground.Deepinder Mohan - CEO EPGL: M: 9227200670Alumnus: Global Social Benefit Incubation Program 2008 Santa Clara University CaliforniaEnvironment Planning Group Limited-India 8-G, Trade Centre, Stadium Circle, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380009 India Ph:079-40048670.Website:www.epglindia.org or GoogleDeepinder Mohan... an IntroductionCompany Profile: EPGL (1984) active in water treatment since 1998, pioneered our model of RO-purified water for drinking applications to make RO-purified water accessible to masseson self sustainable basis with commercial viability. Our initiatives have been working at Mudra Institute of Communication Ahmedabad (MICA) 03, ISRO Colony (04), BSNL colony (05),IIMA (06-08), ICICI Bank (07), Kotak Bank (08), IIPM (11) and others. International Water Management Institute Sri Lanka (04). Acumen Fund New York (08), WASMO, Govt. of Gujarat(07), Grass-root Business Fund Washington (10) Hindustan Zinc Limited (11) supported our drinking water initiatives. Its CEO is alumnus of Global Social Benefit Incubation Program 2008at Santa Clara University California. Our community RO-plants are working in 60 communities in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi and Karnataka. We entered principle to principle partnershipwith Eureka Forbes Ltd for community RO initiatives in rural Gujarat & Rajasthan (2011). We bagged project on process water treatment & disposal from Essar Oil Durgapur (2012).Dedicated to safe drinking Water - on the Earth, under the Sky, Fire within and an Air of confidence
  2. 2. Community RO Systems: Mitigating the Challenge of Safe Drinking Water For Masses
  3. 3. THE CHALLENGEINDIA 70% habitations in the country (around 1.96lac) lack access to safe drinking water 80% of common diseases result from contaminated drinking water 73 million working days are lost in India due to water borne diseases every year Resultant economic burden on the nation estimated @Rs.3000crore p.a.
  4. 4. OUR SOLUTIONCommunity Reverse Osmosis (RO+UV) Water Inside component of the plant Purification System from Eureka Forbes Ltd
  5. 5. JUSTIFICATIONS FOR CSR SUPPORTBenefits accrued with minimal recurring support: Initiative is operated and maintained byEPGL as an entrepreneurial activity fetching it sustainable returns that motivates the companyto run the show without any recurring overheads to be shared by CSR.High Ripple Effect: One time funding support of <Rs.100 per beneficiary assures perpetualprotection against water born diseases.Effective method of relations building: Community gets safe drinking water at a fraction of itsopen market price, due to CAPEX support by CSR, Infrastructure by panchayat and doing awaypackaging & transportation expenses. CSR support highlighted in all project communications.Communication Center for the Community: Since cluster dwellers visit the plant daily to fetchdrinking water, RO Plant becomes a centralized communication point for the community.Promoting Companies: EPGL is the pioneer of this unique model while EFL are global leadersof RO technology. Profiles of both the promoters have been abundantly highlighted on google.Testimonials: Our CSR initiatives have been backed by Hindustan Zinc Limited, MoserBaer, Glaxo Smith Kline, Welspun Industries, etc. Outcome is reliable, dependable, time tested and authentic.
  6. 6. TECHNOLOGY Reverse Osmosis (RO) + UV radiation Treatment Activated Raw Water Multi Grade Micron Pump Charcoal Sand Filter Filter Filter Reject Water Reverse Osmosis Module High Pressure Pump UV Radiation Purified Water System effectively reduces excess nitrates, fluorides, arsenic, carbonates & bi-carbonates of calcium & magnesium and lowers the TDS. It softens as also removes suspended particulate and microbial contaminants in drinking water.
  7. 7. Rajasthan: Udaipur, Chittorgarh, Haryana: GurgaonPresence in Bhilwara and more. India New Delhi: NBCC, Chandni Chok UP: Gujarat: Noida Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, A nand, Amreli, Kutch, Palanpu r and more. Maharasthra: Bengal: Mumbai Durgapur Karnataka: GadagHead Office:Environment Planning Group Ltd.8-G, TradeCenter, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-380009 Gujarat.
  8. 8. BUSINESS MODELA 500 LPH capacity plant is installed in a cluster having 500-700 households (capacity tocater to up to 5000 persons)Funding support of Rs.3,50,000 is obtained from CSR to cover Capital Expenses (RO+UVPlant Supply, transportation, Installation; storage tanks, upfront panchayat liaison, prelaunchcampaign and giving a face lift to the RO plant room etc.) Available raw water in the cluster and a room are obtained from the panchayat initiallywithout charge while power bills are borne from project revenues. On attaining a cut offconsumption of purified water in the cluster, 10% of the revenue is paid to the panchayat. OPEX include operator salary, power bills, plant repairs & maintenance and consumablesTo recover OPEX & agency overheads, water is sold ex-plant @Rs.0.25 / liter (Rs.5 per 20L)Exclusive tie-up with communities and Panchayats for maximum market penetrationTechnical Support is provided by the promotersSurplus plant revenue is shared by the promoters with the local panchayat.
  9. 9. PROMOTERS: EPGL  EPGL innovated and established the commercial viability of the model in 1999.  EPGL is working in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi and Karnataka along with large organizations such as ICICI, MICA, IIMA, ISRO etc.  EPGL pilots have received funding from Acumen Fund, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Global Business Fund and Eureka Forbes EPGL’s Growth since 1999
  10. 10. PROMOTERS: EUREKA FORBES  A joint venture between the Forbes Group and Electrolux of Sweden  Largest UV water purifier production capacity in the world  7,500 strong direct sales force operating from 220 Customer Response Centers in more than 145 cities  Strong R&D and manufacturing base including Aquadiagnostics Water Research and Technology Centre, the first in India and South-East Asia and eighth in the world to be recognized by the Water Quality Association (WQA), USA.  Partnership with EPGL and WASMO in order to provide affordable safe drinking water in Rural Gujarat and Rajasthan

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