KAHRAMAA Wins Qatar IT Business Award 2018
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General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) won Qatar
IT Business Award (2018) – 4th edition, smart environment solution
category in recognition of the corporation’s project for detecting leakage and water
loss control using smart technology solutions.
of Transport and Communications, Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, presented the
award to KAHRAMAA’s Information Technology Manger Eng. Amal Al-Mansoori. This
came as part of Qatar
IT Business Award 2018 ceremony held by the Ministry of Transport and
Communications Tuesday evening 4/9/2018.
The award reflects KAHRAMAA’s keenness to take
advantage of the state-of-the-art technologies and smart solutions to improve
its networks, realize the potentials of its assets, conserve its resources,
achieve financial surplus through water loss reduction and adopt an
eco-friendly and sustainable approach in accordance with the Qatar National
The prestigious award adds up to KAHRAMAA’s track
record in creativity and innovation, both of which serve as key components of
the corporate performance development. This comes in the course of KAHRAMAA's
effort to realize its vision of becoming a global benchmark for performance,
technological innovation in the electricity and water sectors by 2030.
this award for a joint project carried out by Department of Water Operation and
Control Department - Water Networks Affairs Directorate and the Information
Technology Department - Shared Services Directorate. The project involved
procuring and installing GSM-enabled devices to detect water leaks on a
permanent basis. The devices ensure real-time remote monitoring through a
system that transmits, locates and sends information of audio and frequency
recordings of leaks through GSM, thus enabling the joint use of the Internet
and customized software.
The Qatar IT Business Award aims at encouraging
innovative and leading IT entrepreneurs in the state, while highlighting their
respective achievements and innovations. This year's award featured 167
competitors from 93 companies grouped into 14 categories of competition. The
award jury comprises a selected team of independent IT and business experts,
specialists and advisors, who supervise the evaluation process as per
pre-defined criteria for each category.