Press Release

Hardeep Singh Puri launched Bharat Tap initiative & Nirmal Jal Prayas on the Inaugural Day of PLUMBEX India

12 May 2022

New Delhi: Plumbex India, the nation’s biggest standalone exhibition on Plumbing, Water, and Sanitation Products has kick-started on 12th May, at Hall no. 2, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The 3-day event is scheduled from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM and is conducted under the aegis of AMRUT 2.0 and SBM 2.0. Sh. Hardeep Singh Puri, Honourable Ministe­­r of Housing and Urban Affairs inaugurated the event. Sh. Singh launched the ‘Bharat Tap initiative’, a program t­­­­o develop low-flow fixtures and sanitaryware to lead India into a new era of water preservation and sustainable growth. It is an initiative for awareness creation for promotion of BIS Certified Water Efficient Plumbing Fixtures under IS 17650, Part 1 and Part 2 which comprises of Low Flow Sanitaryware and Sanitary Fittings which reduce the water dispensation at source, leading to a water saving of minimum 40%. This will in turn result into water saving and energy saving because due to less water required less energy will be required for pumping, transporting and purification.