East Constituency Advocacy Workshop on Water & Sanitation & Hygiene on 4th January 2018 at Company Bagh Jammu.

4th January 2018 – East constituency Advocacy workshop was organized by PHE Urban Circle Jammu to sensitize the allied departments regarding Water, Sanitation & Hygiene under the guidelines of National Rural Drinking Water & Sanitation Programme (NRDWP) at Company Bagh, Jammu. The aim of conducting this workshop is to create awareness among masses and sensitization of the allied departments for the conservation of water and preservation of water bodies.

Hon'ble MLA East Constituency Jammu, Sh. Rajesh Gupta was the chief guest on the occasion.

Hon'ble MLA East Constituency Sh. Rajesh Gupta during his address note stressed over the organization of such workshops for awareness among the masses. He further highlighted the need for conservation of water as well as the economic usage of drinking water and stressed that gross root level awareness is required and we must make a every drop count. If actions for its conservations are not taken today, it will spill disaster for all living beings in the near future. He further stressed that the gross root level workers of PHE Department should identify and plug the Leakages instantly and appealed to General Public to install float valves in their Storage tanks to avoid wastage of water & pay Water Charges bills on time.

Presentations were presented By - Health Department, Education Department, Agricultural Department, Central Water Commission Jammu, Central Ground Water Board Jammu and Er. P.K Nanda Former Honorary secretary IEI Jammu Local Centre.

Superintending Engineer PHE Mech. Urban Circle Jammu Er. Ajay Singh Wazir during his address Note welcomed all the dignitaries on the occasion and while speaking on the occasion he also stressed for water conservation, Rain water harvesting and on the overall quality of drinking water. it was stressed that the vision of NRDWP cannot be achieved fully without the coordination of all the allied departments such as Health, Forest, Agriculture, Education, Rural Sanitation, Social welfare etc and local communities. The new innovative strategies are to be devised so as to percolate the message water, sanitation and Hygiene to the General Public.

The programme was interactive in nature and is likely to generate interest, enthusiasm and healthy discussion between officers and participants of different Jammu Districts. This will help in upgrading the knowledge and the attitude of participants which finally will result in efficient and effective performance of the human resource of their respective organizations.

At the end of programme Vote of Thanks was presented by Er. Mohinder Singh Manhas Technical Officer to Superintending Engineer, PHE Mech. Urban Circle Jammu.

Others present on the occasion were Er. Himesh Manchanda, Executive Engineer PHE City Ist Division Jammu and Officers of allied departments beside this senior most retired Executive Engineers of PHE & I&FC and other Officials / officers of PHE department also shared their valuable suggestions on the occasion.