Jammu, Nov 13: Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today said that water is necessary for life and it is the responsibility of every citizen to contribute in saving each and every drop of water so that its availability would be ensured for future generations.
The Minister was speaking at a function organized by Rotary Club Jammu Tawi in connection with its campaign ‘Save Water, Save Life’.
State Commissioner Bharat Scouts & Guide J&K, I D Soni, President, Rotary Club Jammu Tawi Jaswant Rai Gupta, Vice President Subhash Gandotra, Secretary Raman Sherpuri, other members of Rotary Club Jammu Tawi and Scouts & Guides were present on the occasion.
Speaking to the gathering, the Minister said that water is important for the continuation of life on the earth and it should be used judiciously. ‘We even cannot imagine the life without water around us, so it is very important for all of us to play our individual role in saving it besides spreading awareness to others about the need of water conservation’, said Minister.
Addressing the Scouts & Guides present on the occasion, the Minister said that to bring a positive change in the society, student’s role always remains high and they have the ability to spread awareness to others for its larger impact. He urged the student community to play their proactive participation in conservation of water and making others to join this movement.
He said that water conservation awareness should be highly developed and promoted especially in the schools to aware children and as being educated citizens we should encourage everyone to join the water conscious community.