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Rajesh Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director, Ion Exchange (India) Limited

Exclusive Quote on World Earth Day – For Smart Water & Waste World:

“World Earth Day reminds us of our responsibilities to protect our Earth from the impact of climate change by reducing pollution and waste generation. A natural resource like water is an inherent component of every living species on this planet and must be protected, conserved and managed effectively not just at the source but throughout its life cycle.

Every individual can contribute in his or her own way to celebrate this day by conserving the use of natural resources and minimizing waste.

Ion Exchange takes great pride in assessing and developing innovative approaches to water and environment-related challenges not just on Earth Day but every day.

For over five decades, our focus has been on offering complete solutions for water, wastewater management, solid waste management and now waste to energy, thus contributing to a Circular Economy for water. As a company, we stand by our convictions and dedicated efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle thereby improving the quality of life, conserving the environment and most importantly refreshing the planet.”

– Rajesh Sharma
Chairman and Managing Director
Ion Exchange (India) Limited

Ion Exchange’s Waste-to-Energy Plant at Akshay Patra. Akshay Patra runs the world’s largest Mid-Day Meal Programme – serving wholesome school lunch to over 1.76 million children in 15,024 schools spread across 12 states in India. Ion Exchange launched one of India’s first ‘Waste-to-Energy Plants – ANDICOS’ at Akshay Patra near Hyderabad, to treat sewage sludge and organic waste from its kitchen and generate water, electrical power, and rich organic fertilizer thus providing an effective waste management solution and converting the waste to useful resources.

Ion Foundation (the CSR arm of Ion Exchange (India) Ltd.), organized a tree plantation drive at New Gurukul Girls High School, Telangana motivating children to plant more trees and highlighting the importance of plants for a greener, cleaner future.

Arsenic removal tubewell attachment – Arsenic, a dangerous cancer-causing element, is one of the most lethal contaminants of ground water. Ion Exchange’s Arsenic-removal tubewell attachment at Kuralita village, Punjab, removes arsenic from ground water and provides safe drinking water which is also free from waterborne diseases to the villagers.

In sync with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Ion Exchange constructed toilets for girls at Mucharla Primary school, Telangana thus contributing to keeping the surroundings sanitary and clean and thereby to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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