Sham Choudhary for making advocacy workshops result-oriented

JAMMU:

Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Chaudhary today directed the officers to implement the suggestions received in advocacy workshops effectively on ground.

"The purpose of the advocacy workshops is fulfilled only when the suggestions that come across in these workshops are implemented on ground," the Minister said, adding that a booklet should be compiled and distributed among students in schools, colleges, universities and among common masses.

The Minister was speaking during an advocacy workshop organized by the Communication and Capacity Development Unit of the PHE, I&FC department at Jal Bhawan. The Minister also released an awareness manual on the occasion.

Deputy Commissioner, Jammu Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, Executive Director, CCDU K.K Mangotra and other officers from various line departments were present in the workshop.

Stressing on the need to create awareness among people about water conservation, the Minister said these workshops should be organized at block, district and state level to take the message to the grassroots level.

The Minister directed the officers to maintain cleanliness and hygiene at PHE installations so that clean drinking water is supplied to the people.

During the workshop, the participants were encouraged to develop and adapt water saving habits in their daily activities for saving the vital natural source for future generations.

Various government departments including Health Department, Education Department, Agricultural Department, Central Ground Water Board, Jammu and PHE Department displayed their presentations on the occasion.