WATCO engages transgenders to manage water treatment plant in Cuttack

Bhubaneswar, April 13: In yet another pioneering move towards giving transgender community a bigger role in the governance system, the Water Corporation of Odisha (WATCO) on Wednesday handed over operation and maintenance (O&M) of one of its Water Treatment Plants (WTP) located at Pratapnagari in Cuttack to the transgender Self Help Group (SHG). Earlier, WATCO […]

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WATCO observes ‘World Water Day 2022’

Bhubaneswar, March 23: The Water Corporation of Odisha (WATCO) has observed the World Water Day 2022 on Tuesday here with the theme ‘Groundwater – Making the Invisible Visible’. “Govt. of Odisha is taking pioneering steps to sustainably manage the state’s groundwater reserve and gradually shifting its Drinking Water Supply projects to surface water sources. We […]

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Odisha to set up ‘Water Academy’  

Bhubaneswar, April 13: In the first of its kind initiative, the Odisha Government has decided to set up of a Centre of Excellence ‘Odisha Water Academy’ at Bhubaneswar, said Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Minister Pratap Jena. The Academy will function as a pioneering training and capacity building institution in the field of water and […]

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Odisha’s ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ bags Award of Excellence

Bhubaneswar, February 13: Odisha Government’s ‘Drink from Tap Mission’ under 5T initiative has won the “Award of Excellence” in 18th CSI SIG eGovernance Award 2020 for Smart Water Management in Puri City amongst 178 nominations received from across India. WATCO Managing Director Pradipta Kumar Swain has received the award on behalf of the State Government […]

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