REC extends CSR support to Eureka Forbes Institute of Environment (EFIE) for “Installation of Water ATM machine and setting up of community water plants at 10 different bus station of UP State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC)” Uttar Pradesh for the FY 2016-17.

Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, extends financial assistance of Rs. 89 lakh under CSR initiative to Eureka Forbes Institute of Environment (EFIE) for “Installation of Water ATM machine and setting up of community water plants at 10 different bus station of UP State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC)” Uttar Pradesh.

The main objective of the project is to pave the access for safe drinking water to the daily passengers and also to improve the quality of water consumed by the community, thereby reducing the risk of water borne diseases. These Water ATM machines will dispense normal and cold water at a subsidized cost.

The Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) in this regard was executed between REC and EFIE in Lucknow on 23rd November 2016.

In order to execute the project, EFIE floated an open tender on 30th January 2017. Based on the guidelines laid down by RECL and the tender evaluation report, the tender was awarded to Forbes Enviro Solutions Limited, Pune on 7th March 2017.