"The innovative floodplain system will be optimised at a pilot level at Buddha Nallah in Ludhiana, where we have already selected highly-polluted sites," Neeta Raj Sharma, chief of bioengineering & biosciences department at Lovely Professional University.
A India-Canada research centre has awarded Rs 4.5 crore for the 'green technology' project that is being developed as an alternative to normal sewage treatment plants.
The India-Canada Centre for Innovation Multidisciplinary Partnerships to Accelerate Community Transformation and Sustainability (IC-IMPACTS) was established for collaboration between the two countries in scientific research.
The Union Ministry of Science and Technology had tied up with IC-IMPACTS, to promote multidisciplinary research partnerships addressing the issue of clean water technologies at a cost of Rs 572 lakh with matched funding from Canada.
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