The Kerala Government decided to produce its own Brand packaged Drinking Water from February 2019 onwards. The Water Authority Department of Kerala Government is the sole authority to produce the Drinking Water. The New Plant is being constructed at Aruvikkara, Trivandrum and the construction is in its final stage and is expected to be completed on or before 31.01.2019. All the Infrastructures have erected at the Plant and are ready to function. The Kerala Govt is waiting for the approval from BIS, Food Safety Authority, and Factories and Boilers Dept. for launching the Project. The total Project cost comes to around Rupees 16 Crore.
The Govt Plans to provide Good Quality Water to the Public at Low Price, even less than the Market Price. The Govt has not yet finalized the name of its New Product. The irrigation department of Kerala Govt has its own Drinking Water Plant at Thodupuzha in the name of “Hilly Aqua”. The Water Authority is using the same Construction methods for its New Plant used by the Irrigation department.
The new plant will produce 1/2 Litre, 1 Litre, and 2 Litre bottles and also plans to produce 20 Litre Can in future.
The Cost of the bottles set by the department are as follows:
Rs. 15 per 1 Litre
Rs. 20 per 2 Litre
The new product of the Government will be launched in the market in February 2019 and definitely, it will catch the major share of the Drinking water market within a year. Drinking water is the most demanding product in the future and we all are striving for that. So it is necessary to ensure the Quality of the Water, as water has no substitute and it is the pulse of our Life.
So we are ready to welcome the Quality product of the Government.