Eram wins India’s first Swachhathon in sanitation space

Eram wins India’s first Swachhathon in sanitation space

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Dubai, 09 Oct 2017: The Thiruvanathapuram-based Eram Scientific Solutions has won the country’s maiden Swachhathon 1.0 award, the first ever Swachh Bharat Hackathon, organized by the ministry of drinking water and sanitation to crowd source solutions to some of the Sanitation and Hygiene challenges faced in various parts of the country.


Swachhathon 1.0 is the latest recognition bestowed on Eram Scientific, which pioneered the concept of completely automated electronics toilets which works on remote sensing technology in the country.

Eram won the maiden national award in a hotly contested competition by trumping both domestic and foreign firms working on the sanitation technology space.


The Hackathon received a massive response with total tries of 3,053 in six categories.  Eram won the award in the `Monitoring Usage of Toilets’ category.


The Swachhathon award was received by Dr Siddeek Ahmed, CMD, Eram Group from the minister of state, ministry of drinking water and sanitation, S S Ahluwalia at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, on October 2.


‘We are quite proud in receiving the maiden Swachhathon 1.0 award from the government,’ said Dr Siddeek Ahmed, chairman and managing director, Eram Group.


The company already has 44 plus national and international accolades in its kitty for its seminal contributions in introducing high-end, future proof and scalable technology in the sanitation space.



The company’s products made many a Smart Cities smarter by adopting its market tested and proven automated model.


Eram Scientific Solutions is the primer in the country’s automated sanitation space by introducing the concept internet of things (IoT) and is the first company to roll out the concept of connected e-Toilet infrastructure with a motto of setting up self-sustained sanitation solutions.


The company already has installed more than 2,500 facilities spread over 22 states. Eram Scientific is a private limited company based in Kerala, India. The company started its operations in 2008.  Eram is a R&D focused social enterprise of Middle East based Eram Group, operating primarily in the water and sanitation sector.  


It is the first firm to develop country’s first Electronic Public Toilet or e-Toilet which is portable, hygienically maintained, and eco-friendly.


e-Toilet incorporates a full cycle approach in sustainable sanitation by integrating convergence of electronics, mechanical, web-mobile technologies thereby controlling entry, usage, cleaning, exit, and remote monitoring capabilities with multiple revenue options.


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