Inauguration of an GEH®-Plant in West-Bengal

October 2008 - A delegation comprising  German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, and German Ambassador Bernd Miitzelburg, visited an arsenic-removal plant of our business partner, Harbauer India Ltd., in Barasat, West-Bengal.

This plant and 60 others in various parts of the State, developed under an Indo-German public-private partnership project, have used the technology of the German Technological Cooperation. Ninety per cent of the project is being funded by the Federal Republic of Germany.

“West Bengal is the first State in the country where such an initiative has been taken up and it has already benefited around one lakh people till now, “ said Ms. Wieczorek-Zeul.