HAILAKANDI, Nov 28 - Under the Jal Shakti Abhiyan, water conservation projects will be set up in several schools in Hailakandi district of Barak Valley.
On Thursday, Deputy Commissioner, Keerthi Jalli commissioned such projects in two educational institutions under the Katlicherra education block.
Inaugurating the first water conservation project at Sahabad ME Madrassa, Deputy Commissioner Jalli called upon the students to conserve water and make judicious use of the precious resource at school and at home. �You have to conserve every drop of water and to make proper use of the precious resource at home, school and in your everyday life,� said Jalli.
Hailing the efforts of the school management committee towards water conservation, Jalli asked the students not to waste water and to spread the message for conserving water for posterity.
She exuded optimism that the project would ensure use and reuse of water and help in augmenting water conservation efforts.
Addressing the students, Additional Deputy Commissioner, RK Dam said it is high time to conserve water as ground water level is fast depleting.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner visited the nearby 50 No Sahabad High Madrassa and inaugurated another water conservation project. Jalli appealed to the students to save water, save earth and to spread the message of the importance of conserving water to the villages so that every village come forward to adopt a water project and help to build water conservation movement in the district. She assured all possible support from the district administration towards this end.
Besides inaugurating the water conservation projects, Jalli also went round the campuses of the schools and interacted with the students of different sections. She even took classes and motivated the students to work hard and to dream big in attaining their ambition in life. The Deputy Commissioner asked the head teachers and other faculty members to focus on the students to improve upon the pass percentage. She told the head teachers that there would be no winter holidays or study leave for those appearing in the board exams early next year and classes would remain open on those days. The Deputy Commissioner also inspected the kitchens preparing mid-day meal and the foodstuff being served to the students.