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Bala Vikasa Sujal ATW to sell one litre purified chilled water for Rs 1

Bala Vikasa Sujal ATW to sell one litre purified chilled water for Rs 1
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The Kazipet based Bala Vikasa Social Service Society has come up with a unique initiative called “Bala Vikasa Sujal ATW (Any Time Water)” offering one litre of purified chilled water for just one rupee. The initiative was aimed to benefit the travellers, labourers and all the citizens in the tri-cities of Warangal-Hanamkonda-Kazipet, said the Bala Vikasa executive director S Shoury Reddy.

Warangal: The Kazipet based Bala Vikasa Social Service Society has come up with a unique initiative called “Bala Vikasa Sujal ATW (Any Time Water)” offering one litre of purified chilled water for just one rupee. The initiative was aimed to benefit the travellers, labourers and all the citizens in the tri-cities of Warangal-Hanamkonda-Kazipet, said the Bala Vikasa executive director S Shoury Reddy.

Speaking to the media in the Kazipet town on Tuesday, he said that the organisation has been spending nearly Rs 75 lakh to establish 11 water vending kiosks (ATWs) across the city. A central water treatment plant with ultra-modern technology was being set-up near the Waddepally tank bund with a capacity of 6,000 litres.

He said that the Bala Vikasa, a well known NGO in the field of community water projects across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. In a ground-breaking approach in the field of community water plants it has led a safe water revolution in Telugu states by setting up 714 water plants benefitting 14 lakh rural poor in 714 villages during the past 12 years.

The kiosks being set up in the tri-cities would be open round the clock and would be operated in a hygienic environment using modern technology. The users could have one litre of water by dropping one rupee coin, Shoury Reddy said. The Bala Vikasa Sujal ATW could address the menace of extensive use of plastic water packets and poor quality mineral being supplied by traders. Thus, it could also avert the environmental pollution caused by plastic pouches, he added.

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