How Far Should Indian Ductile Iron Pipe Industry Harmonise With International Standards?

How Far Should Indian Ductile Iron Pipe Industry Harmonise With International Standards?

By Dr. Sabarna Roy, DI Business Head – Sales & Marketing, The Sandur Group The advantages and disadvantages of manufacturing ductile iron pipes as per ISO 2531 for water application and ISO 7186 for sewerage application, and whether harmonisation of Indian Standards is required in line with International Standards needs to be deliberated widely in…

Irrigation Efficiencies for Canal Based System and Pipeline System

Irrigation Efficiencies for Canal Based System and Pipeline System

By Dr Sabarna Roy, DI Business Head – Sales & Marketing, The Sandur Group INTRODUCTIONThe ability to manage an irrigation system is dependent on having an accurate estimate of the percentage of pumped water that becomes available for crop use. No irrigation system delivers water at 100 percent efficiency. Water may be lost through delivery…

Government’s Jal Shakti Abhiyan Will Go a Long Way in Improving Water Quality in the Country

Government’s Jal Shakti Abhiyan Will Go a Long Way in Improving Water Quality in the Country

Mr. Sabarna Roy, Senior Vice PresidentElectrosteel Castings Limited Mr Sabarna Roy, Senior Vice President of Electrosteel Casting Limited is a multi-faceted personality. Besides being a trained civil engineer, he is a successful author having won many awards, an eloquent speaker and a passionate environmentalist. In an interview with Water Digest, he spoke about the use…

ECL At The Forefront In Manufacturing DI Pipes For Uninterrupted Water Supply

ECL At The Forefront In Manufacturing DI Pipes For Uninterrupted Water Supply

Mr. Sabarna Roy, Senior Vice PresidentElectrosteel Castings Limited Electrosteel Castings Ltd (ECL) is a pioneer in Ductile Iron Pipes in India, with a presence in 70 counties across the globe. In an exclusive interview with Water Digest, its Senior Vice President, Shri Sabarna Roy, spoke about the company’s vision and shared his views on sustainable…

ECL: Steely Resolve To Protect The Environment

ECL: Steely Resolve To Protect The Environment

Mr. Sabarna Roy, Senior Vice President Electrosteel Castings Limited Electrosteel Castings Limited (ECL) is a pioneer in the production of Ductile Iron Pipes in India and is a five-decade-old Water Infrastructure Company providing techno-economic solutions for water supply and sewerage systems. Mr Sabarna Roy, Senior Vice President of the company spoke to Water Digest about the…

Industrial Application of Ductile Iron Pipes at RRVUNL Thermal Power Plant, Chhabra, Rajasthan

Industrial Application of Ductile Iron Pipes at RRVUNL Thermal Power Plant, Chhabra, Rajasthan

Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RRVUNL) embarked on the development of a 2×660 MW coal-based supercritical thermal power project at Chhabra, Baran district, Rajasthan. The project envisaged the commissioning of the pipeline for the river water system in Contingency Plan, Stage I and Stage II, for laying and jointing of pipeline. What makes this…

Wastewater Generation and Treatment – Present Status in India  

Wastewater Generation and Treatment – Present Status in India  

From day one, in India we did not integrate wastewater projects with water supply projects. The reason being: water is a service provided by the Government that is politically sensitive to win elections. The over-arching thought is: wastewater projects have no produce; it is only to be disposed of. With development of technology and acute…

Water Sustainability: Key developments in the Indian irrigation sector

Water Sustainability: Key developments in the Indian irrigation sector

Current irrigation challenges in India and the way forward It is known that 89 per cent of water in India is consumed for irrigation. Today, the major concern is the lack of sustainability of the water sector in India. The Indian government has adopted the path of self-sufficiency in food grains through irrigation by creating…

Wastewater Treatment, Reuse, Recycle, and Recharge in the Present Environmental Ecosystem

Wastewater Treatment, Reuse, Recycle, and Recharge in the Present Environmental Ecosystem

Wastewater treatment, reuse, recycle, and recharge represent crucial facets of managing water resources in the contemporary environmental ecosystem. This comprehensive approach not only addresses the growing concerns of water scarcity but also mitigates pollution, ensuring the sustainability of ecosystems and human societies. This essay delves into the principles, technologies, benefits, and challenges of wastewater management,…

Dr. Sabarna Roy, The Critical Significance of Desalination Technology Gaining Popularity in India

Dr. Sabarna Roy, The Critical Significance of Desalination Technology Gaining Popularity in India

Dr. Sabarna Roy, Head [Research & Development], Kejriwal Castings Limited India, with its vast population and rapidly growing economy, faces significant challenges in managing its water resources. As the demand for fresh water continues to rise, traditional sources such as rivers, lakes, and groundwater are becoming increasingly strained. In this context, desalination technology, which converts…

Climate Change and Water: Impacts on Freshwater Resources

Climate Change and Water: Impacts on Freshwater Resources

Dr. Sabarna Roy, Head [Research & Development], Kejriwal Castings Limited The impacts of climate change on water resources are profound and multifaceted, affecting ecosystems, human health, agriculture, and economies worldwide. Here’s a detailed overview of these impacts: Climate change leads to changes in precipitation patterns, making rainfall more erratic and unpredictable. This can result in prolonged…

Sabarna Roy – A Perfect Concoction Of Art & Science

Sabarna Roy – A Perfect Concoction Of Art & Science

The most unique thing about inspirational Sabarna Roy is not that he is a celebrated author or an engineering expert, but that he excels in both roles simultaneously. An Engineer by profession and Author by passion, Sabarna has emerged as an awardwinning writer, globally renowned for his multidisciplinary writing skills. In that sense, he is…

Celebrated Author Sabarna Roy awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Azteca University, Mexico

Celebrated Author Sabarna Roy awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Azteca University, Mexico

The much decorated, celebrated, and prolific author, Sabarna Roy has been awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Azteca University, Chalco, Mexico for his contribution to Post-modern Literature in Indian English writing, on July 28, 2022 in the Convocation Ceremony of the University. In July beginning, Sabarna Roy was awarded the Most Iconic Author of the Year,…

Three Poems By Celebrated Poet & Author Sabarna Roy

Three Poems By Celebrated Poet & Author Sabarna Roy

Sabarna Roy is Senior Vice President [Business Development] at Electrosteel Castings Limited, an author of nine Literary and three Technical bestselling books, TEDx Speaker, Champions of Change Award 2020 Winner, Times Excellence Award 2021 Winner in Indian Literature, and Golden Glory Award Winner for Critically Acclaimed Bestselling Author of the Year 2021. Sabarna Roy is…

Musings of a Lazy Author

Musings of a Lazy Author

Sabarna Roy is Senior Vice President [Business Development] at Electrosteel Castings Limited, an author of eight Literary and three Technical bestselling books, TEDx Speaker, Champions of Change Award 2020 Winner, Times Excellence Award 2021 Winner in Indian Literature, and Golden Glory Award Winner for Critically Acclaimed Bestselling Author of the Year 2021. The luminary has…

Celebrated Author Sabarna Roy awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Azteca University, Mexico

Celebrated Author Sabarna Roy awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Azteca University, Mexico

The much decorated, celebrated, and prolific author, Sabarna Roy has been awarded Honorary Doctor of Arts by Azteca University, Chalco, Mexico for his contribution to Post-modern Literature in Indian English writing, on July 28, 2022 in the Convocation Ceremony of the University. In July beginning, Sabarna Roy was awarded the Most Iconic Author of the Year,…

Meet the 10 most influential business leaders of 2022

Meet the 10 most influential business leaders of 2022

1. Dr. Kuiljeit Uppaal- World’s First Image Scientist | Impact Strategist & CEO, Krea An incredible personality who has brought immense honor to India in her line of work. Dr. Kuiljeit Uppaal has almost three decades of work experience, exploring a diversified career path in aviation education, image management, IT, and media. This ‘Genius Polymath’…