Training prog on preservation of ground water held

From Our Correspondent

NONGPOH: With the aim and objective to avoid acute shortage of drinking water and to prevent the State from shortage of portable water, the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) of North Eastern Region, Guwahati, Under the Ministry of Water Resources launched a two-day training course on village level aquifer management plan to preserve the ground water on Tuesday at C&RD Block office, Umsning.

Ri-Bhoi Deputy Commissioners Akash Deep, who inaugurated the training, and P Kalita, Scientist, CGWB, were the special invitees at the programme.

Local headmen and local people from different villages of Umsning C&RD Block attended the training. Scientists from the Central Ground Water Board including Dr MA Farooqi, Tapan Chakraborty, DK Borah, AR Tariang and KM Anu Radha Bhatia were the resource persons.

Akash Deep lauded the effort of the Central Ground Water board for organizing the training.

He said that preservation of ground water through scientific method is very important to cater to acute shortage of drinking water faced by the general public in every nook and corner of the State.

He appealed all the trainees to properly utilize all the knowledge they gather from the training and he hoped that with the cooperation of the public, ground water resource can be preserved for a better future of the society and the community.

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