WILLIAMNAGAR: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, East Garo Hills, in collaboration with the agriculture and other line departments, organized a day-long Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan at Holy Family Church Auditorium, Rongjeng on Friday, where a large number of farmers from Samanda, Songsak and Rongjeng C&RD Blocks participated, stated a press release.
Addressing the gathering, Rongjeng MLA, Jim M Sangma, highlighted the aims and objectives of Jal Shakti Abhiyan campaign and said that water is becoming scarce day-by-day. Saying that agricultural activities need sufficient supply of water, he urged the people of the region to conserve water and also to cooperate with the departments and the officials as well in implementing schemes and projects under the Jal Shakti Abhiyan. He also lauded the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, the district administration and other line departments for organizing the Kisan Mela at Rongjeng.
East Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner, Swapnil Tembe, while speaking about the Jal Shakti Abhiyan, sought the cooperation of the people in planting more trees for conserving water, judicious use of water and rain water harvesting in the district.
On the occasion, District Project Manager, DRDA, Silnang Peter M Sangma delivered the key-note address and highlighted the importance and objectives of Jal Shakti Abhiyan.