Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar recently inaugurated India’s first state-of-the-art, completely integrated and automated Reverse Osmosis membrane manufacturing plant at Verna Industrial Estate, in Goa. The plant has been set up with an objective to provide India’s water treatment industry and global OEMs a range of quality Reverse Osmosis membranes for water and wastewater applications. The company has invested over `50 crores and aims to garner 20% market share in the next three years. The plant will have the capacity to meet the domestic demand and also meet export obligations. According to Rajesh Sharma, Chairman & Managing Director of Ion Exchange (India) Ltd the plant will reduce dependence on imported membranes and also earn valuable foreign exchange through exports.