An “ All India Quiz Competition” on Water Resources is being organized by Central Water Commission (CWC) in India at 13 Regions for the School students studying in class 6th to 8th standard. The Objective is to generate awareness and propagate message amongst young children regarding urgent need to “Conserve Water” a precious natural resource. Indus Basin Organisation, CWC Chandigarh organised preliminary round of the competition for Chandigarh region Schools today at Sri Guru Gobind Singh Collegiate Public School, Sector 26, Chandigarh. About 48 students from 24 schools of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh (UT), J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan State participated in the event.
Speaking on this occasion, Sh. Atul Jain, Chief Engineer, Indus Basin Organization urged the participating students to be well aware and proactive on the issues of water conservation and water pollution. publicity material and Literature on water conservation was given to participating students to enhance their awareness. A small display of equipments, posters etc related to water resources was also arranged by the organizers which was very much appreciated by the students.
Col. J. S. Bala Secretary, Sikh Education Society (SES )speaking on this occasion also stressed on the need to conserve water for future generation