CELEBRATION OF INDIA WATER WEEK AT SAMBA
Dated : 21-01-2015 India Water Week 2015- Hamara Jal Hamara Jeevan on the theme Water Management for Sustainable Development was inaugrated by DDC Samba Sh. Mubarak Singh in presence of MLA Samba, Dr. D K Maniyal, MLA Vijaypur, Sh. Chander Prakesh Ganga, Executive Director Dr. Narinder Bhatial and Regional Director Sh. N. R Bhagat at District Administrative Complex Samba.
The programme was organised by Communication and Capacity Development Unit (CCDU) Water & Sanitation Support Organistation (WSSO) Department of PHE I&FC, Central Water Commission, District Water Sanitation Mission and Central Ground Water Commission under the aegis of Ministry of Water Resources, River Management & Ganga Rejuvenation, Govt of India through Program Implementation Agency – Jaipur Seva Foundation.
The aim of the programme is to create awareness among the general public regarding conservation of water. During the function, DDC Samba Sh. Mubarak Singh said that the demands are increasing every year for water while resources are becoming more and more limited. That is why it is important to seek out, find and start using all the innovative water conservations solutions and methods that are available today.
Dr. Narinder Bhatial Executive Director CCDU stressed that such type of workshops play an important role in educating people about the importance and judicious use of water. He also highlighted the need to keep water bodies neat and clean and take measure to conserve them for future.
Speaking on the occasion ....said that we all use water in many ways that include drinking, bathing, washing and watering our lawns, but water is a limited resource. That is why it is important that we all find ways to conserve water every day in every way.
He further said that water is one of the most important substances on earth. All plants and animals must have water to survive. If there was no water there would be no life on earth. Apart from drinking, people have many other uses for water and it is our duty to use water judiciously.
On the occasion MLA Samba, Dr. D K Maniyal, MLA Vijaypur Chander Prakesh Ganga assured that they will provide all support support and appreciated the steps taken by the Department.
Among others were Executive Engineer, Central Water Commission, Chief Planning Officer Samba, Executive Engineer PHE Samba, Project Manager Integrated Water Shed Management, District Project Officer ICDS, Chief Education Officer Samba, Chief Medical Officer Samba, District Social Welfare Officer Samba, Block Development Officer Samba, Vijaypur, Purmundal & Ramgarh and other Block Medical Officer’s. Sarpanchs and Panchs were also present on the occasion.