Awards and recognitions received:
- Water supply system of Surat Municipal Corporation had been awarded with 2nd National Urban Water Award-2009 from Ministry of Urban Development which was honored by The President of India for “Technical Innovation in Energy Conservation Activities in Waste Water Treatment through Bio Gas and Re- engineering in Water Supply Routes and Other Energy Saving Measures” and “Operation and Maintenance practices” in water supply.
- Water supply system of Surat Municipal Corporation had been awarded with 1st National Urban Water Award-2008 from Ministry of Urban Development in association with CII and ASCI for initiatives “Water Quality Monitoring system” and “Operation and Maintenance practices” in water supply.
- After floods of August 2006, entire water supply was restored effectively within 36 hours with use of GRID network Efforts made for the immediate restoration of water supply have been appreciated by State Government of Gujarat, Indian Water Works Association and Institution of Engineers India.
- Received from Indian Water Works Association (Vyankatesh Dahasashra Award) "Exemplary contribution made by the department for the immediate restoration of water supply after floods of August 2006.