Rajouri: Rajouri Deputy Commissioner Rajesh K Shavan today chaired a meeting of the water conservation club to discuss with them the strategy for effective conservation and management of water resources in the district.
Among others, ADDC, Pawan Kumar; ADC Rajouri, Sachin Dev Singh; ADC Sunderbani, Vinod Kumar Behnal; ADC Nowshera, Sukhdev Singh Sambayal; ADC Kalakote, Krishan Lal; ADC Koteranka, Surinder Mohan Sharma; CPO, Mohammad Khurshid; ACR, Tahir Mustafa Malik; AC Defense, Saleem Qureshi; DFO Nowshera, Suresh Manda, DSEO, Bilal Rashid Mir; CAD, Shabana Azmin; WWO, Women’s Protection Officer, Dr Anum Mirza; in addition to other relevant officers attended the meeting.
Speaking at the meeting, the Deputy Commissioner asked the Tehsildars to identify all defunct hand pumps in their respective tehsils and submit the report in this regard as soon as possible so that they can be repaired. in time to alleviate the suffering of the common masses.
The deputy commissioner asked relevant officials to spread the message of water conservation to the public, especially women in rural areas, as women are most affected in times of water scarcity.
The Deputy Commissioner also reviewed progress on electronic registration of women with the Water Conservation Club.
The concerned officer informed that up to 2,500 women have been registered to date and that the process is ongoing.
The deputy commissioner asked the relevant officer to speed up the registration process and educate the masses about the importance of fresh water and how to preserve it.
The Forestry Department has been tasked with carrying out massive planting campaigns to improve green cover in the district.
The officers concerned were also invited to formulate an appropriate plan for the overall development and well-being of young people in the neighborhood.
The meeting decided to form youth clubs in each Panchayat to address water conservation issues, local youth concerns and disseminate the necessary information among the masses on the various social assistance programs and programs being implemented. implemented by different district departments.