Indian Water Delegation Visit to Sweet WaterSep 15 2012 · 0 comments · Glocal, India
On September 12, Stanley Pfrang of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation brought a delegation of representatives from the Indian water industry to Sweet Water.
The delegation included:
Ms. Karuna Gopal (Vanakuru), Foundation for Futuristic Cities
Mr. Pranab Dasgupta, Confederation of Indian Industry – Triveni Water Institute
Mr. Irfan Yasin, Jammu & Kashmir Lakes and Waterways Development Authority,
Mr. Vijay Kumar Garg, RUIFDCO – Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation,
Mr. Sanjay Bhat, Voltas Ltd.,
Dr. Sunny George, Mahattil Advisors Consultants and Educators, LLP,
Mr. Shajan John, Mahattil International LLC,
Lora Klenke, WEDC,
Stanley Pfrang, WEDC
The delegation visited Milwaukee in response to the mission that Wisconsin Economic Development Committee and the Water Council led to India in April. All involved members are interested in addressing shared issues of water availability and quality, examining available products and technologies which may provide solutions, while increasing commercial connections and collaboration between the water sectors of Wisconsin and India. The delegation was hosted at Sweet Water Milwaukee by City Director, Jesse Blom. Jesse presented many of the historic partnerships and connections Sweet Water has forged in India over the past couple years, and spoke of the potential for aquaponics and sustainable agriculture in both regions.