The Tech Awards 2012 – Intel Environment Award – Arup K. SenGupta

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Region of Impact: Cambodia, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Vietnam
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Problem: According to World Health Organization (WHO), over 200 million resource-poor people are threatened with arsenic poisoning by drinking contaminated groundwater in Cambodia, Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Vietnam.

Solution: Use of appropriate simple-to-operate technology in rural setting to transform arsenic crisis into an economic enterprise while protecting human health.

Impact: Over 200,000 people including school children are benefiting in arsenic-affected countries.

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