The 5th Asia Water Management Excellence Award has been conferred to JUSCO on 1 April 2008 during the ASIAWATER 08 Expo & Conference at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia. JUSCO is the first Indian Water Company to receive this prestigious award.
The Asia Water Management Excellence Awards is awarded once every two years and is widely recognized as Asia’s most prestigious awards for the water and wastewater sector. The 5th Asian Water Management Excellence Award was given out to organization that has contributed to the development of the water industry in Asia. The award is organized by the ASIAN WATER Magazine and the ASIAWATER 08 Secretariat. Amongst the past winners include PUB Singapore, Penang Water Supply, Malaysia and Manila Water, Phillipines.
For the year 2007 and 2008, this prestigious award has been conferred to JUSCO in the industry category as recognition towards significant contribution to the development of Water Industry in Asia particularly in India, where considerable improvement has been witnessed in the Utilities that JUSCO is operating at Jamshedpur. JUSCO is also actively involved in Private Sector Participation programmes with some key Indian utilities e.g. Kolkata, Haldia, Bhopal, Gwalior, Muzzafarpur, etc. Mr Sanjiv Paul, Managing Director, JUSCO received the Award from the Prince of Malaysia Dymm Pemangku Raja Perak Darul Ridzuam Raja Nazrin Shah. Mr G S Basu, GM (Water Management), JUSCO was also present during the presentation of the award.