KUPWARA, MARCH 20: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Imam Din today chaired a meeting of District Level Committee on Jal Jeevan Mission (DLCJJM) to review the arrangements for implementation of Phase III of Jal Shakti Abhiyan ‘Catch the Rain’ in the district. The ‘Catch the Rain’Abiyan will start from March 22, on the eve of World Water Day and will culminate on November 30, this year.
The meeting held threadbare discussion on the activities to be carried out during the ‘Jal Shakti Abiyan – Catch the Rain’ in the district. The activities discussed include installation of Rooftop Rain Water Harvesting System (RWHS) on all buildings with special focus on Government buildings; maintenance of old buildings of new Chak Dams/Ponds; enumerating, geo-tagging and inventorising all water bodies in the district, besides, plans for water conservation, desilting of tanks and rejuvenation of small rivers and rivulets were also discussed.
On the occasion the DDC directed the concerned officers to ensure all the necessary measures are taken for effective implementation of the ‘Catch the Rain’Abiyan and better results are yielded on the ground.
Among others, JD Planning, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Education Officer, Chief Agriculture Officer, ACD, Executive Engineers of Jal Shakti Division Kupwara & Handwara and other members of the Committee were present in the meeting.