Parag Agarwal of JanaJal was honoured with the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award in the category of Social Enterprises.
Parag is the Founder and CMD of JanaJal, which is flagship initiative of New Delhi based Supremus Group that is committed towards changing the perception and thought process on drinking water and ensure better living for every Indian.
Parag has extensive experience in water management and water treatment technologies. In 2008, he identified water as the next global commodity and the water sector as an area that would yield a huge global infrastructure and services opportunity.
JanaJal has a pan India presence and has recently launched 39 water ATMs with IRCTC and Indian Railways at various stations in the Mumbai region such as Kalyan, Chembur, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mankhurd, Wadala, Dockyard Road upto Khopoli, Lonavala and Igatpuri.
“The aim is not only to make safe drinking water available and accessible at an affordable cost but also to increase awareness amongst people about conservation and preservation of water by harnessing suitable technologies and implementing them. It feels good to be appreciated and noticed by such an eminent jury and platform such as Enterprise Asia and I thank them for presenting me this award,” said Parag Agarwal.
Enterprise Asia is a non-governmental organisation in pursuit of creating an Asia that is rich in entrepreneurship as an engine towards sustainable and progressive economic and social development within a world of economic equality. Enterprise Asia works with governments, NGOs and other organisations to promote competitiveness and entrepreneurial development, in uplifting the economic status of people across Asia and in ensuring a legacy of hope, innovation and courage for future generations.