Cachar DC Keerthi Jalli lays stress on conservation of rain water
An inventive initiative was taken by the district administration, of Cachar in collaboration with the Transformation and Development Branch
SILCHAR: An inventive initiative was taken by the district administration, of Cachar in collaboration with the Transformation and Development Branch, Soil Conservation, Fishery and Water Resources Departments related to declaration of the "Jal Shakti Kendra" along with the "Jal Gram" under Udharbond Constituency of Cachar District on Monday.
In this connection, a programme was held at the auditorium of the Block Development Office, Udharbond, which was graced by Udharbond MLA Mihir Kanti Shome, Cachar DC Keerthi Jalli and District Development Commissioner of Cachar Rajib Roy. Three projects - Usage of Perennial Source, Construction of RCC Check Dam along with a Farm Pond, Percolation Tank, three drinking water tanks, construction of sluice for additional opening over Barnonbodi Khal and Paddle Wheel Aerator were taken up.
Addressing the gathering, DC Keerthi Jalli said, "The source of drinking water is declining at present. At the same time, water is being polluted due to various reasons. But there is no shortage of rain water. So rain water can be collected and stored for use in agricultural purposes. On the other hand, this water can be purified in different ways to make it fit for drinking."
She repeatedly emphasized on rain water conservation in her speech and assured that more such projects would be taken up in near future. The Deputy Commissioner also asked everyone to stop wasting water by adopting this method. Referring to the declaration of Jalgram in Langlachhara tea garden, DC Jalli said a plan would be soon taken up to save water from the hills and cultivate fish by digging ponds, stated a press release.