Mkg to observe ‘Year of water conservation’
DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 19
Mokokchung will join the rest of the state in observing ‘Year of Water Conservation’ on November 19 at 10 a.m. The programme is being organized by PHED Mokokchung division at Longkumer Kilem to mark the occasion with Chubawati Chang, ADC, Mokokchung will gracing the occasion as the chief guest.Executive engineer N Yanger Pongen of Mokokchung’s PHED division has informed WATSAN Committees of villages in the district to send two representatives each to attend the programme. He also informed WATSAN committees to clean all traditional wells in village habitations ahead of the occasion.
In this connection, the allied department in Mokokchung district headed by the Deputy Commissioner as chairman held a meeting at DC’s office chamber on Monday.
In the meeting different department shared their views and report the steps taken within the district to conserve water and educating the people on rain harvesting.
It was also discussed that steps such as discouraging the practice of ‘jhum’ cultivation and deforestation must be taken by carrying out awareness campaign in the towns and all the villages to educate the people on the importance of water.
The meeting was attended by members representing the departments of Horticulture, Agri., Industries, Forest, Fisheries, PHE, I & FC, LRD and District Soil & Water Conservation.