Awareness on Jal Shakti Abhiyan held at Madhupur by KVK, N&M Andaman

Port Blair, Aug 09: KVK, N&M Andaman organized Awareness on Jal Shakti Abhiyan a newly launched initiative of Government of India at Madhupur Gram Panchayat. Speaking on the occasion Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Sr. Scientist & Head emphasized participants to connect themselves with Jal  Shakti  Abhiyan which is now government priority and need of every individual to save the county. He also discussed that water scarcity is becoming a threat in and around the globe and we should make all possible efforts to conserve water for their effective use during dry spell in Andaman. Various interventions to be adopted were discussed in details including water conservation through rainwater harvesting, excavation of more ponds, renovation of traditional and unutilized water bodies, watershed development and intensive afforestation etc. A total of 25 participants were benefitted from the programmes. The awareness was organized under the supervision & guidance of Dr. B. L. Kasinath, Sr. Scientist & Head and Dr. A. Kundu, Director, CIARI, Port Blair.

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