NewZNew (Bathinda) : On the instructions of Ground Water Board the irrigation department today held a one day workshop on Hamara Jal, Hamara Jeevan at the Central University Punjab. Speaking at the event, the chief guest ADC (Development) Mr Varinder Sharma said that collective efforts would have to be made to check the wastage of water. He added that life without water could not be imagined and hence this elixir of life should be used judiciously.
He added that the underground water has got polluted and hence it was important to use it with utmost care. Earlier the vice-chancellor CUP Prof R K Kohli said that every person should realize his or her duty and also pass on the message of water conservation to the younger generation.
The participants who delivered speech on the occasion included Superintending Engineer, Punjab Water Resources Management and Development Corporation Bathinda Jaila Ram, Progressive Farmer from village Raike Kalan Surinder Singh and Kuldeep Gandhi from NGO – Abhilasha Foundations. Assistant Professors at CUP Dr Nagender Babu and Dr Deepak Chauhan presented power point presentation on the topics Watershed Management and Environmental Laws respectively. Dr. Manjit Bansal, Associate Professor from Giani Zail Singh PTU Campus, Bathinda, also gave presentation on the topic Rain Water Harvesting.
Students of Central University of Punjab and GZSPTU Campus, Bathinda, alongwith Engineers of different departments, progressive farmers, NGO etc. attended the workshop.