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Hari Niwas Hotels & Resorts Wins ‘Best Water Management – Hotels” Award at World Water Ceremony

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Rajkumar Sh. Ranvijay Singh of Hari Niwas Hotels & Resorts group was conferred the ‘Best Water
Management - Hotels’ Award, and ‘Best Water Management – School’ Award for 2022-2023 at World
Water Ceremony held in New Delhi on March 16. The Chief Guest, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat,
Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Jal Shakti, presided over the ceremony. The distinguished Guests of Honour
and key dignitaries were BK Sister Shivani from the Brahma Kumaris, H.E. Naor Gilon, Ambassador of
Israel to India and Sri Lanka, Shri Umesh Kumar Sharma -Director, Water Digest, Ms Anupama
Madhok Sud, Editor & Director, Water Digest, while Dr Benno Boer, Programme Specialist and Chief of
Section-Natural Sciences, UNESCO joined virtually and gave a special video address.
The achievements of the country’s top Water Warriors were celebrated at the star-studded gala gathering of
more than 200 national and international guests for the most coveted World Water Awards wherein the
winners were felicitated under 34 coveted categories acknowledging the distinguished work carried out by
the government and private bodies, NGOs, schools & colleges, RWAs, and individuals to treat recycle, and
conserve water. In the category of “Best Water Management – Hotels”, Hari Niwas Hotels & Resorts Pvt
Ltd, a royal heritage legacy, won the award. The water & waste management in this hotel is being done with
a sewerage treatment plant, rainwater harvesting, least use of water in washrooms, installation of water use
efficiency systems and through landscaping for minimising water usage.
Another commendable award in the category of “Best Water Management – School”, was won by Delhi
Public School, Jammu. In the school, before the adoption of required measures, water consumption was 40%
higher than the annual record. After applying the suitable measures, the annual consumption has decreased
The Water Digest Awards are supported by the Department of Water Resources, River Development and
Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti while the award ceremony was organized by Water Digest,
India’s premier Water magazine acting as the mouthpiece of the water industry since 2006..
Speaking on the occasion, Rajkumar Sh. Ranvijay Singh said, “Water Conservation is the dire need of the
hour for a sustainable society as the pressure caused by urbanization, increasing global population and
climate change have caused water scarcity which is now also becoming a critical global issue. Our staff at
Hari Niwas Hotel and DPS Jammu have taken the responsibility as Water Warriors to prevent water wastage
and are taking necessary steps for water conservation.” Sh. Ranvijay Singh further urged the citizens of
Jammu to use water resources judiciously.
M.K.Ajatshatru Singh, President RCT, Kunwrani Ritu Singh, Pro-Vice Chairperson, DPS Jammu,
Sh.S.S.Sodhi Director, DPS Jammu congratulated Rajkumar Sh. Ranvijay Singh and the staff of Hari Niwas
Hotels and Resorts and DPS school for the glorious achievement and extended their best wishes for their
future endeavours.