The Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad in partnership with the Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH) and Government of Telangana launched INK@WASH (Innovations and New Knowledge in Water, Sanitation & Hygiene), a national level platform for innovators to advance water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) goals in India. The platform promotes game changing ideas, products, technology enabled solutions, service delivery models and sustainable business models in the areas of water management, solid waste management, plastics, e-waste, C&D, faecal sludge and septage management (FSSM), toilets, waste water treatment, reuse, recycle and upcycle etc. Promoting circular economy is central to this initiative. The platform fosters partnerships among innovators, city governments, not-profits, philanthropic and academic institutions for achieving implementation at scale. .

The advisory group of INK@WASH comprises of eminent people committed to improving WASH in India. This group assesses entries and identifies suitable ways of promoting them for maximum reach. To read more about the initiative, please visit