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Seminar on urban groundwater management held

Nagaland News

Dimapur, November 4: A 1-day State level seminar was jointly organized by Jal Shakti Team, Dimapur Government College and Swachhta Action Plan Committee, Unity College, Dimapur, on November 3 at Dimapur Government College Seminar Hall on the theme “Urban ground water management in Nagaland: Issues and the way forward”, sponsored by IQAC, Dimapur Government College and IQAC, Unity College, Dimapur.
Professor Sanjay Sharma, Principal, Dimapur Government College shared his concern about the gravity of water resource problems which would lead to conflicts among nations if not taken care of. He mentioned that Northeastern region receives abundant rainfall yet there was decline in the level of underground water.
Resource person Limasunep, Joint Director, Directorate of Soil & Water Conservation, Nagaland in his presentation shared the water related stress faced by the country and depletion of groundwater in Northeastern regions. He gave suggestions on how to ensure a sustainable future and encouraged the community to engage into water harvesting techniques to prevent further deterioration of underground water. He also shared various techniques and encouraged the institutions and community leaders to educate the people to preserve rain water through various forms and to increase the underground level of water.
Representatives from different colleges from Dimapur, colony and village council members, students and faculty members of Dimapur Government and Unity College participated in the seminar.
(Page News Service)