Chandigarh

WORLD WATER DAY: NSS VOLUNTEERS INITIATES POND CLEANING AND AWARNESS DRIVE OF L & T IN DERBASSI

March 18, 2019 02:07 PM

The volunteers met the village residents and tried to  make them aware of the benefits of cleanliness of the pond and also discussed the  benefits of clean water in the ponds. Villagers also committed to the volunteers  that  they would make efforts to keep their pond clean.

Chandigarh /Dera Bassi (J.S. KALER)

To celebrate World Water Day which falls on 22 March,2019, NSS volunteers of  Panjab University, Chandigarh supported the Pond Cleaning and awareness drive of L&T  company(CSR activity) at village Joula Khurd, Dera Bassi block, SAS Nagar, Mohali. We  are grateful for the all out support of Mr.N.K.Sharma, M.L.A, Zirakpur in this  initiative taken up as a CSR activity by 25 volunteers of L & T team and PU NSS   volunteers.

  The efforts of the Sarpanch of the village Joula Khurd S.Parminder Singh  in extending his support in this initiative led to the successful completion of the project. Also these volunteers participated in the cleanliness awareness drive at the  location of the identified pond. The volunteers met the village residents and tried to  make them aware of the benefits of cleanliness of the pond and also discussed the  benefits of clean water in the ponds. Villagers also committed to the volunteers  that  they would make efforts to keep their pond clean.

The village Sarpanch  also said that he will make efforts to create walkways around the pond and beautify the entire place by planting more trees around the park. The efforts of student volunteers were also appreciated and acknowledged when they received certificates of Appreciation from the  L & T team. Dr. Anupreet Kaur Mavi coordinated the activity as Programme Officer, NSS  Panjab University, Chandigarh with support from Dr.Amandeep Singh Marwaha, Associate  Director, Central Placement Cell, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

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