NYK Kargil organizes webinar on water conservation
KARGIL, DECEMBER 02, 2021: Nehru Yuva Kendra Kargil under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India organized a webinar on water conservation and management in cold arid Ladakh under ‘Catch the Rain’ campaign (Jal Shakti Abhiyaan-2).
At the onset of program Abdul Hakim Aziz, Deputy Director, Nehru Yuva Kendra Srinagar briefed the participants about Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, its vision and objectives.
The keynote speaker during the webinar was Sonam Wangchuk, an engineer, innovator and education reformist.
While addressing the youth, Wangchuk stressed on sustainable and judicious use of water resources.
During the presentation, his major focus was on use of eco-friendly and sustainable ways for water lifting, like use of solar pumps.
He further stressed on importance of using compost toilet with the dual benefit of manure for agricultural crops and minimize the wastage of water.
Wangchuk also brief the participants about techniques of artificial glacier to conserve the glacier water in winter for its use in summer for irrigation purpose.
The webinar ended with a vote of thanks and appreciation from DYO, Nehru Yuva Kendra Kargil, followed by a question and answer session.