Jal Jeevan Mission

By Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation
Ministry of Jal Shakti
Implementing Agency : Invest India & KIIT-TBI

devices that can be used at the household level to test the drinking water quality instantly

Effective & Efficient Testing with quick Results

A portable device only to detect the presence or absence of bacteriological contamination

Testing for Advanced parameters and Biological impurities

A portable device to test one or Multiple parameters

Ease of transportation & handling

Introduction to the program

Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti and Invest India have launched an Innovation Challenge to develop “portable devices that can be used at the household level; to test the drinking water quality instantly, easily and accurately.” Keeping in view the source of water, three variants of portable devices will be developed under this program.

Mentors for National Jal Jeevan Mission at KIIT-TBI

Dr. Ajay Pradhan

President & CEO
C2S2 Consulting Engineers Pvt. Ltd.

Manoj Kumar Singh

AKD Holding Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Pradeep, T.

HSB 148, Department of Chemistry
Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Dr. Suresh Nair

Chief Technology Advisor at Social Alpha.
Founder and CEO of Design Alpha

Dr. Guruprasad Kuppu Rao

Director & Mentor
Imaginarium India Pvt Ltd

Ms. Vinita Jindal

Chief Manager IP & Technology Management BIRAC

Dr. Sony Pandey

Principal Scientist
CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar

E Nandakumar

Chief executive Officer
International centre for clean water(An IIT Madras Initiative)

Dr. Nabin Kumar Dhal

Chief Scientist – Head
CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Suraj Kumar Tripathy

Associate Dean, KIIT School of Chemical Technology , KIIT University

Dr. B.K. Satpathy


Dr. Kali Sanjay

Chief Scientist – Head, CSIR-institute of Minerals & Materials Technology

Dr. M.G Sujana

Sr. Principal Scientist
CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Trupti Das

Sr. Principal Scientist
CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Manish Kumar

Principal Scientist
CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar

Dr. Arakshita Majhi

Senior Scientist
CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar

Mr. Asutosh Nanda


Dr. Muthu Singaram

HTIC, IIT Madras

Jyoti Prakash


Dr Aparajita Prasad


Dr Satish Kalme

HTIC, IIT Madras

Mr. Bijay Sahoo

Regional Manager, NRDC

Saumyajit Guha

Vice President
PadUp Ventures Pvt. Ltd.

Dr Satish Kalme

HTIC, IIT Madras

Dr. Lipika Sahoo

Founder & CEO, Lifeintelect

Ms. Aishwarya Buggana

Portfolio Innovation, Social Alpha

Ms. Shruti Parija

Portfolio Innovation, Social Alpha

Dr Soumik Sarkar

HOD - Microbiology, KIIT-TBI - ATF

Ajit Kumar Nath

HOD – Food and Water, KIIT-TBI - ATF

Mr. Malay Mohapatra

Technical Associate, KIIT-TBI


Every rural household has drinking water supply in adequate quantity of prescribed quality on regular and long-term basis at affordable service delivery charges leading to improvement in living standards of rural communities.

Industry Partners


Working on calibration of all parameters along with validation and device compliances. All parameters incorporated with 6 basic parameters included.
Earthface Analytics
Private Limited
Jal Shuddhi Mapak Product Development, & Validation studies & Launch. The MVP is ready with 7 parameters. The validation studies and compliances are complete. And field trials to be initiated.
Biomimicry Technologies
Private Limited
Development of Jal Prayogshala & validation studies for testing 11 parameters inclusive of 6 basic parameters. Product Design to be optimized and validation studies initiated. The device compliance and field trials to begin shortly.
Plastisurge Industries
Private Limited
Prototype Development, Validation, Test reports, Pilot Testing & Product Launch Working prototype with all the above 6 parameters is ongoing. A separate device to test 4 basic parameters is under development. Final Device to be ready for field trials by March 2022.
Private Limited
Validation of device with multiple FTKs and CRMs, field testing, user assessment, productionization and third party validation
Device validation and compliances are yet to be initiated. Testing with 2 FTK’s complete. Device Delivery by the month of April 2022.
EyeNetAqua Solutions
Private Limited
Prototype is ready with 18 parameters standardized. Validation studies and device compliances complete. Field trials will be conducted with the assistance from KIIT TBI Analytical Facility. Field trails to be initiated.
Hueristics Devices
Private Limited
Cluix LLP is the company incorporated by the individual innovator Robin Singh. Completion of Multi parameter detection device & Product Deployment.
Product development ongoing. Expected to deploy the device by end of April,2022
Limited Liability Partnership
Calibration & Validation of the kit for all the parameters against gold standard for launch. MVP ready, electrical design ongoing. The device validation and compliances are to be initiated. Final device to be ready by March 2022.
Fabetto Ecotech
Private Limited
We have developed a solid-state organic molecule-based sensor that uniquely detects nitrate ions in real-time as electronic signal that can be measured.
Indriya Sensotech
Private Limited
The workable device is ready. Device validation and compliances will be initiated shortly. Expected to initiate field trials by March 2022.
Padmaseetha Technologies
Private Limited