Resource management

Visit to Denmark by an official from Rajasthan to help with water resources management

A delegation from Rajasthan discussed the possibility of increasing mutual cooperation in the water sector

A delegation from Rajasthan discussed the possibility of increasing mutual cooperation in the water sector

A recent visit by Rajasthan’s Minister of Public Health Engineering Mahesh Joshi, accompanied by officials from his department, to Denmark is expected to help prepare a new framework for drinking water management and river rejuvenation. in Rajasthan. The state delegation discussed the possibility of increasing mutual cooperation in the water sector.

Danish Ambassador Freddy Svane had met Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here in March 2021, paving the way for collaboration in water management. A Danish delegation then came to the state and visited the cities of Jaipur and Udaipur to observe the water supply arrangements. Danish wastewater experts Peter Fischer and Ditte Hansen also visited Jaipur earlier this year to deliberate on the green strategic partnership.

Mr Joshi said here on Tuesday that the work in Denmark in the area of ​​water and environmental conservation was commendable and that the Aarhus River water project as well as the sewage management system were models that could be replicated in Rajasthan.

The state delegation visited universities and institutions in Denmark where research has been undertaken in the water sector and observed the usefulness of the country’s water supply. Mr. Joshi said topics that generated considerable interest among delegation members included water quality and distribution efficiency, wastewater planning and management, and planning and governance. urban.

The minister said Danish projects such as the Marselisborg sewage treatment plant could provide solutions for energy self-sufficiency and sustainability for large areas. The state would benefit immensely from the technical assistance provided by Denmark in the water sector, he added.