India and Netherlands launched the second phase of the LOTUS-HR

India and Netherlands launched the second phase of the LOTUS-HR
India and Netherlands launched the second phase of the LOTUS-HR

India and Netherlands launched the second phase of the LOTUS-HR

The King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of Netherlands and the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan jointly launch the second phase of the LOTUS-HR (Local Treatment of Urban Sewage streams for Healthy Reuseplant) as a part of joint collaboration, at the Barapullah drain, in New Delhi on Oct 14, 2019.

The launch programme was held during the visit of Netherlands King & the Queen to the India Netherlands water laboratory at the Barapullah drain Delhi.

The project was initiated in July 2017 and aims to demonstrate a novel holistic (waste) water management approach that will produce clean water which can be reused for various purposes. The innovative pilot scale modular plant upon commissioning will treat 10,000 L sewage water per day and will showcase a self-sustaining model for the end user.


The LOTUS-HR project is jointly supported by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research /STW, Government of Netherlands.

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