Eram Scientific which aims to develop innovative and utility solutions by combining cross platform technologies and domains has been chosen the winner of Sankalp Awards 2012. Sankalp Forum is an annual platform for social and sustainable ventures by advisory firm Intellecap. The Grand Prize winner is awarded USD 40,000.Eram scientific created ‘Delight’, the automatic public Toilet Unit developed by ESS is intended to improve the sanitation facilities in urban geographies especially in developing nations. The unit has a unique structure that facilitates the display of advertisement boards on its outer surface. This can act as a source for additional income. This can also be a source of income for the people who are given charge of operating a unit. Another major project is a ‘Connected Home Security Project.’ Their focus is on combining platform technologies to solve social problems.
The sector winners at Sankalp Forum 2012 are Health, Water and Sanitation - Eram Scientific; Technology for Development - Invention Labs/Avaz; Education - Edusports; Agriculture - Kisan Raja/ Vinifet Technology; Clean Energy - GIBSS and South East Asia - Hapinoy. Sukrut Systems and Vindhya E-Infomedia were announced the DFID Samridhi-Sankalp Recognition for Women Empowerment Enterprise winners.