Workshop under NRDWP held at Samba

SAMBA: National Development Foundation J&K Jammu with sponsorship from CCDU Department of PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control organized District Level Advocacy workshop under NRDWP at Government Degree College Samba.

Deputy Commissioner Samba, Sheetal Nanda was chief guest on the occasion.

Various stakeholders including Department of Education, Rural Development, Health, ICDS, Social Welfare besides youth and students participated in the programme. Prominent among others present on the occasion include Principal Govt. Degree College Samba, G.S. Rakhwal, Executive Engineer PHE Samba Er. Surinder Abrol and District Social Welfare Officer Samba Shafqat, CDPOs, ZEOs and civil society members.

DC in her address called upon the departments to develop close coordination among themselves. She emphasized that this is high time to save water for the ensuing generation. She complimented NDF and CCDU for organizing programmes on such an important issues. She asked people to get their water tested through Field Testing kits and PHE Labs in Samba.

Rajiv Khajuria Founder Emeritus NDF was the key resource person in the workshop. He covered different aspects of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, its judicious use and upkeep, rain water harvesting etc. A nukkad natak on WASH was also presented by Samooh Theatre. Water testing through field testing was also demonstrated during the workshop. A pledge on water safety was also taken by all the participants.


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