Sreshtha Jal Parikhagar Puraskar

Public Health Engineering Department and UNICEF jointly organized State Level Award Event “Sreshtha Jal Parikhagar Puraskar” on July 10, 2019 at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre, New Town, Kolkata. West Bengal is the first state in the country to organize a state level award ceremony to felicitate rural drinking water testing laboratories. The award event was inaugurated by Shri Shyamal Santra, Hon’ble Minister of State, Public Health Engineering Department, Govt. of West Bengal. The award event was attended by state level dignitaries from Public Health Engineering Department, renowned academicians and scientists from reputed academic institutes, district level officials from Public Health Engineering Directorate, representatives from UNICEF, representatives of agencies working with Public Health Engineering Department that are involved in water quality monitoring related work, laboratory personnel and facilitators from twenty two districts except Kolkata.

Hon’ble Minister of State, Public Health Engineering Department, Govt. of West Bengal, Shri Shyamal Santra, released “Sreshtha Jal Parikhagar Puraskar – Rural Drinking Water Quality Laboratory Assessment Guidelines” that will guide the Department to carry out laboratory assessments in future.

State Level Referral Laboratory, top performing district and sub-district level laboratories were felicitated with trophies, mementos and certificates by the invited dignitaries.

List of Awarded Rural Water Testing Laboratories

SL NO. Position Category Laboratory District
1 State Referral Laboratory Dakhin Roypur Water Treatment Plant Laboratory South 24 Paraganas
2 1st District Laboratory Malda District Laboratory Malda
3 1st Sub-District (managed by PHED) Laboratory Amtala Sub-District Laboratory South 24 Paraganas
4 1st Sub-District (jointly managed by NGO) Laboratory Community Polytechnic Cell Laboratory Murshidabad
5 2nd District Laboratory Mangal Pandey Water Treatment Plant Laboratory North 24 Paraganas
6 2nd Sub-District (managed by PHED) Laboratory Dariapur Water Treatment Plant Laboratory Malda
7 2nd Sub-District (jointly managed by NGO) Laboratory Bithari Disha Sub-District Laboratory North 24 Paraganas
8 3rd District Laboratory North 24 Paraganas District Laboratory North 24 Paraganas
9 3rd Sub-District (managed by PHED) Laboratory Bodai Sub-District Laboratory North 24 Paraganas
10 3rd Sub-District (jointly managed by NGO) Laboratory Paschim Banga Vigyan Mancha Laboratory North 24 Paraganas
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