An apex body of eateries in Pune in
The Pune Restaurant and Hoteliers Association (PRAHA)
will also be handing out "theme cards" to hotels and
restaurants to spread the word about water conservation in the
state's second largest city, a senior functionary said.
Ganesh Shetty, president, PRAHA, said Pune was facing
water shortage, adding that his eatery, Kalinga in Erandwane
several other establishments.
"Earlier, we needed about 1,600 litres of water per
day in our hotel. But since we adopted this measure and
He informed that, on an average, about 100 millilitres
of water is wasted per customer per visit.
"With water cuts being implemented in the city, the
water situation is going to be critical in the coming days. I
water and avoiding wastage," he added.
Shetty said the association is printing "theme cards"
to make visitors aware of the water saving initiative.
"These cards will be distributed among the 800 member
hotels, and also to 3500 hotels in the city which are not the
members of the association. The eateries are expected to keep
the cards on the tables. Reading them, a customer will
understand the rationale behind the initiative," he added.
Shetty said eateries have been told to keep containers
so that in case a customer leaves behind some water in the
glass, it can be poured into the container to be used for
(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)