About us


SWE Alliance is a platform that brings together Sustainable Water Enterprise Practitioners who are committed to provide affordable safe water to water stressed communities beyond the safe piped water. These SWE practitioners have over the years, pioneered a sustainable decentralized safe water delivery model that serves water reliably for community’s good health and generation of livelihood. The members represent various facets of profession bringing multi-sectorial collaboration from technology providers, service providers, financial institutions, funders, investors, philanthropic organizations.

We are a not for profit organization dedicated to mainstream SWEs by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for SWEs to promote their expansion and scale up. Our platform is centered on consensus-building and networking on key issues to seek sector wide solution

Presence across 23 States in India

  • Andhra Pradesh

  • Assam

  • Bihar

  • Chattisgarh

  • Gujarat

  • Haryana

  • Himachal Pradesh

  • Jammu and Kashmir

  • Jharkhand

  • Karnataka

  • Kerala

  • Madya Pradesh

  • Maharashtra

  • Orissa

  • Punjab

  • Rajasthan

  • Tamil Nadu

  • Telagana

  • Uttar Pradesh

  • Uttar Pradesh

  • West Bengal

  • Delhi

  • Pondicherry

Key Activities

Mainstream SWEs and accelerate their growth through policy enabling, innovation, financing, transformation, inclusion and governance.

Make representations to the authorities / regulators on matters of professional interest and work constantly towards upgrading the standards of SWEs professional services so that affordable safe drinking water reaches the communities reliably and sustainably.

Provide advisory services to Government on matters of professional importance and act as a catalyst to promote public health through safe water delivery and bring societal good

Provide industry and academic cross linkages for safe water delivery by promoting scientific and technical research, pilots etc

Meet the unmet sector need by organizing training programs for professionals from NGOs, industry, academics, regulatory and practice.

To undertake or promote scientific and technical research, pilot technologies

To edit and publish, journals, books, magazines, documents and other publications for promoting the causes of the profession of SWEs

To disseminate sector best practices and learnings through seminars, symposia, conferences and exhibitions for promoting the causes of profession of SWEs

To enable cross-learning within sector players for advancement of the sector and refinement of various models of operation

To provide a platform for pooled funding by large multi-lateral and bi-lateral organizations for advancement to scale for SWE’s

Alliance Leadership

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H. Subramaniam

Co-founder, Earth Water Group

Anuj Sharma

CEO, Sarvajal (Piramal Water Pvt.Ltd)

Divya Yachamaneni

CEO, Naandi Community Water Services

Ravindra Sewak

Safe Water Network India, Founding Trustee

Vikas Shah

CEO, WaterHealth India

Sudesh Menon

CEO, Waterlife

Our Patrons

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