Connect people with Namami Gange campaign: CM

  • Campaign to commence from June 5 in sate

Bhopal: Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav apprised himself about with the preparations for the Namami Gange campaign set to commence from June 5 in the state. Dr. Yadav emphasized the importance of involving the common people in the campaign. Furthermore, he engaged with senior officials to discuss state-wide rejuvenation of water sources and conservation initiatives and provided essential directives.

CM discussed in detail about the water conservation campaign starting from Environment Day on 5th June, organizing a water conference, a campaign to remove encroachments from water structures and works to make water sources useful.

CM directed to ensure that public kiosks for water are operative in cities as well as rural areas. There should not be any problem with drinking water. Sheds should be arranged for shade in cities and villages to protect citizens from the scorching heat. Wherever necessary, people should be provided relief from the scorching heat through green nets and water spray. Local bodies should play an active role.

48 projects for lake conservation approved

It was informed in the meeting that on the basis of the GIS survey, necessary survey work has been done in the urban bodies of the state. 48 projects for lake and pond conservation are approved in the state. The conservation works of Talawali Chanda pond in Indore, lake conservation in Khurai and reservoir in Ashok Nagar have been widely appreciated. At other places in the state too, work on conservation of water bodies is being carried out continuously by the urban bodies. Necessary instructions have been sent to all the districts regarding the Namami Gange campaign. Activities will also be conducted through public awareness campaigns.

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