Ganderbal: To mark the celebration of World Water Week, the Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today flagged off a fleet of Information Education and Communication (IEC) vans mounted with loud speakers from Mini Secretariat, here.
These ICE vans shall generate awareness and inspire people of the district about the importance of water and advocate the sustainable management of freshwater resources till culmination day which shall be observed on World Water Day, marked on March 22 every year.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that awareness vans will go village to village to generate awareness about the importance of water among people and inspire them for conservation of freshwater resources besides, several awareness activities shall be held during the week long program including seminars, debates, road shows, etc.
Elaborating on depleting resources of fresh water, the DC said it is the responsibility of each individual to save every drop of water not only for himself but also for future generations.
SE, Hydraulic Circle Ganderbal, Executive Engineer Jal Shakti Ganderbal, AEEs and other officials of the department were present on the occasion.