CSIR develops an affordable Water Disinfection System “OneerTM”
The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR) , Lucknow has developed an innovative technology for “Drinking Water Disinfection System” with Trade name “OneerTM” . ONEER TM is useful for continuous treatment of water and eliminates all disease causing pathogens such as virus, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and cyst to provide safe drinking water to domestic and communities settings as per National and International standards prescribed for potable water (BIS, WHO etc.). It will provide access to safe and clean drinking water at a cost of just 2 Paise / Ltr. The technology will be helpful especially for rural people since it can be solar powered and this development is in line with the ‘Make in India’ Mission. The smaller unit of Oneer is particularly suitable for homes, street food vendors and small establishments.