India's first cloud-based irrigation set up at Hyderabad International Airport

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A first-of-its-kind technology to be introduced in India, the control of irrigation system is precise and timely, enabling the airport to save water up to 35% over the conventional mode of irrigation system.

Shamshabad: Giving a robust technology boost to its ongoing environment sustainability measures, GMR-led Hyderabad International Airport became India's first airport to induct a cloud-based central irrigation control system using an 'IMMS online' (Irrigation Management and Monitoring Software) mechanism to control the intricate automatic irrigation system across the 80 acres of landscape spread along the 8.4 km stretch of the airport spine road.

A first-of-its-kind technology to be introduced in India, the control of irrigation system is precise and timely, enabling the airport to save water up to 35% over the conventional mode of irrigation system.

SGK Kishore, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd., said, "While the airport is striving towards becoming water neutral, the implementation of a cloud-based technology for our automatic irrigation system is a strategic move to further conserve water. The new system empowers us to effectively control the usage of water, while also making it effortless to use for our workforce as it can be controlled through any internet enabled data device."

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