Srinagar: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting with Deputy Commissioners to review progress in Integrated Water Management Plan and water conservation works under MGNREGA.
During the meeting, the Div Com also reviewed the preparations for Jal Shakti Abhiyan to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March-22 under a theme ‘Catch the Rain’ where it falls and when it falls.
On the occasion, the Div Com stressed on an effective water conservation plan in each district.
He said that the joint team of Agriculture, RDD, Soil Conservation, PHE, I & FC, BDO and concerned Tehsildar shall take Jal Shakti shapat and formulate proper water conservation plans in their respective areas.
Stressing on the speedy completion of water conservation works, the Div Com called for active participation of the people for various activities like mapping of water resources, preparing water conservation plans through Gram Sabhas, cleaning traditional water bodies, removing encroachments and obstructions in water channels, and implementing appropriate interventions for water conservation.
He directed concerned to ensure that a prominent water conservation work is either taken up for execution or inaugurated on the occasion of launch of Jal Shakti Abhiyan.