WSSO meeting held to review IEC, HRD activities.


JAMMU, APRIL 02: A meeting of Water and Sanitation Support Organization (WSSO) was held under the chairmanship of Secretary PHE Irrigation & flood control, M Raju to approve the Action Plan 2018-19 under IEC and HRD activities besides reviewing the activities held during the previous year.
The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer Jammu, Ashok Gandotra, Chief Engineer Srinagar Abdul Wahid, ED CCDU K K Magotra, M. A Mir Director Finance, DSE Kargil Sarwan Singh, Joint Director Planning Manoj Kumar, Deputy Director Information and PR, Atul Gupta and other officials of PHE Department.
Detailed discussion was held regarding IEC activities to be undertaken during the current financial year. The participants gave their valuable suggestions for taking up new and innovative IEC activities.
During the meeting, it was decided that state-wide campaign on conservation of water sanitation will be launched to educate the people about hygiene, judicious use and protection of water resources.
The CCDU functionaries briefed the Secretary about the planning and procedure for the campaigns. M Raju also reviewed the utilization for IEC activities during the year 2017-18 and availability of funds during the current year.
It was also decided in the meeting to put up hoardings with slogans about sanitation and judicious use of water in schools, colleges, bus stands and other important locations and use of mass media and social media to aware people about the importance of water sanitation and water usage.
Purchase of Mobile testing vans for water testing through State motor garages was also approved in the meeting.
A power point presentation was given about the future plans of the department to carry the mission. The meeting also decided to involve grass root level functionaries, General public and reputed PIA/ NGOs to achieve mass awareness about sanitation and conservation of water.