About the innovation initiated by rotary clubvadodara: The initiative to bid an eco-friendly farewell to Lord Ganesha turned bigger this year. It was last year that a city-based industrialist and the Rotary club of Baroda Cosmopolitan (RCBC) had joined hands to promote eco-friendly visarjan asking people to immerse Lord Ganeshas idols in clean water tanks instead of dumping it in garbage filled lakes and ponds.
Need for the innovation A social cause•The increasing water pollution due to visarjan which leads to unhealthy environment Water , water everywhere but not a single drop to drink
Motto of innovationWater is for human not for God
What they doVadodara SVR is the first in thecountry who allows the idols toget submerged in the watertank and then they separate thesolid waste form the water andrecycle the water for reuse.
Social benefits•People get clean water.•They get a healthy environment. Environmental benefits •The rivers, ponds and lakes can be be kept clean and pollution free. •Aquatic animals and plants will be protected from harmful chemicals.
ChallengesReligious sentiments of the people may hamperthe growth of the innovation.
ScopeIf this process is implemented by all thestates of the country around 50% of waterpollution can be controlled.Water can be supplied to areas where there isscarcity.
Global scalability: NO Rules of Law: Yes New Price: Yes Transperancy : Yes Socially beneficial : YesRating : 4/5
Team yuvacroAtul BharatSandeep SinghShruti PillaiAparns Sharma