At water ATM in ‘progressive’ Gujarat, Ahmedabad man seeks Rahul as PM

| Updated: 03 May, 2024 3:12 pm IST

AHMEDABAD: Ahmedabad, hails its collective reforms and progressive approach to urban development, delighting its residents with innovative solutions aimed at enhancing everyday living. Among these, the introduction of water ATMs stands out as a shining example of these little nuggets that directly benefit the residents of Ahmedabad.

One of the locals Dilip Makwana, who avails these services through these water ATMs, praises the initiative for its convenience and accessibility.” I have seen this for the first time in Ahmedabad, It is a good initiative, water is available 24/7, and you can get chilled as well as regular water from here.”, Makwana, told The New Indian, holding a water dispenser in his hands as he filled his container with chilled and pure water.

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What makes these water ATMs particularly noteworthy is their user-friendly design, equipped with a QR code for digital transactions and the option to use coins. They are offering a hassle-free experience to anyone seeking clean drinking water. Positioned alongside tea and coffee vending machines accessible for as little as 5 rupees, these facilities represent a rare integration of technology and public service in the city, a rare sight in India.

These initiatives are receiving a positive reception from residents impacting the quality of urban life, meanwhile, When asked about other aspects of development and his opinion on the next Prime Minister, said, “This alone does not decide who will be the PM. It’s about who can manage this, it is only 50-50 development, you can still find potholes on roads in different places.” He added, “Opportunities should be given to different governments at intervals to see what they can do, so I want to see Rahul Gandhi as the next PM.

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Gujarat, the stronghold of the BJP, is set to witness polls on May 7, scheduled for the third phase of elections on 25 seats out of 26. In this phase, the Ahmedabad(East) constituency will see the incumbent MP, Hansmukhbhai Somabhai Patel, standing from the BJP. He was contesting against former Congress spokesperson Rohan Gupta, who withdrew his nomination on March 18, just six days after filing it, and joined the BJP on March 22.

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