NITI Aayog & Atal Innovation Mission challenge

Water Resources & Large Scale Water Management:
How to tackle concrete innovation challenges identified in India’s water infrastructure programs through smart water resource management solutions? Targeting solutions and business plans with the potential for implementation and scaling to become a part of the transformation of the Indian water sector in the areas of water resource management and surveillance, efficient water utilities and systems, waste water handling and reuse, pollution control.

MexicoDenmarkKenyaIndiaSouth Korea

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Semi-finals Program

11:45 CEST
The video conference is open.
12:00 CEST
Short introduction to the program of the Semi-Final by the NGWA Team
12:10 CEST

Welcome by semifinal’s challenge owner NITI Aayog & AIM 

12:20 CEST

Video Pitches of the 5 student teams will be shown, each followed by a 30 sec live pitch and 4 min. Q&A with the jury. 
– Team India 1
– Team South Korea
– Team India 2
– Team Denmark
– Team India 3

13:10 CEST

Closing remarks by semifinal’s challenge owner NITI Aayog & AIM and outlining of next steps by NGWA Team

13:15 CEST
OPEN NETWORK SESSIONYou are invited to stay on the platform to network & connect with our student teams during an open network session! Join a team’s breakout room to have an unfacilitated & informal conversation with the team!

13:45 CEST
END OF PROGRAMSemi-final ends. You are invited to watch the next semifinal (Rambøll challenge) starting at 14:00 (can be viewed here).


Pradeep Singh

Representative of National Jal Jeevan Mission, Director

Dr. Pennan Chinnansamy

Representative of NITI Aayog, Assistant Professor at IIT Bombay

Dr. Niti Jadeja

Representative of IWA Young Water Professionals
Researcher at ATREE

Linda Weiß

DTU Skylab,
Sustainability Project Manager

Peter Steen Mikkelsen

Representative of DTU Environment, Professor & Head of Outreach