Eram Scientific Solutions has been conferred with the “Toilet Titan” title during the Safaigiri Summit and Awards 2015. Dr. Siddeek Ahmed, the Chairman and Managing Director of Eram Group of Companies, received the award from Hon’ble Prime Minster, Shri Narendra Modi during the Awards ceremony held at Taj Palace, New Delhi on 02 October1. Eram Scientific was selected as a winner by an eminent jury comprising AroonPurie; Infosys co-founder N. R. Narayanamurthy; Actor Vidya Balan; Writer ChetanBhagat; RajyaSabha member Rajeev Chandrasekhar; Feedback Infra chairman VinayakChatterjee, and Sulabh International Founder BindeshwarPathak.
Eram Scientific is recognized with this honor for it visionary innovation in the sanitation sector, the “eToilet”, India’s First Electronic Public Toilet. The Company has, to date, reached across more than 18 states with over 1200 eToilets. Eram has bagged more than 38 awards for its exemplary works in the field of sanitation.
The eToilets have simple user interfaces and has integrated a comprehensive maintenance plan which ensures that the eToilets are clean and hygienic for every user.
eToilet has a facility of pre-flushing before entering, automatic flushing once usage is done, in-built water tanks, sensors for water and electricity conservation, automatic platform cleaning and power back-up with coin operated entry. Keeping in mind individual needs these toilets are programmed to flush 1.5 litres of water after three minutes of usage or 4.5 litres if usage is longer. The performance status of the units can also be monitored via web using GPRS connectivity of the units.
These toilets incorporate full-cycle approach in sustainable sanitation by integrating electrical, mechanical and web-mobile technologies. eToilets have multiple revenue options which ensures sustainability of operations.
Dr. Siddeek Ahmed, Chairman and Managing Director of Eram group of companies, said: “Sanitation is the most difficult sector to penetrate. I wanted to prove that if technology is used in a smarter way, it could provide a fundamental necessity to millions of people. This achievement reinforces our commitment towards improving sanitation facilities for the common man and this will drive us ahead to create more meaningful solutions powered by technology convergence. We hope that the Safaigiri awards become an inspiration and our works would help in motivating others to be cleanliness champions and learn from our humble stories.”