Social Services & Extension Activities

Awareness Program on Importance of Drinking Safe Water

Without water, life is not possible on the earth. We totally rely on water for public health and equitable progress. It is essential for food and energy security, and it underpins the functioning of industries. The student community, understand the importance of water conservation. Public awareness of water conservation is necessary to increase knowledge of water resources, water use, and the need to conserve water. For this purpose an awareness program at the Chetanpurwa Village, Tehsil Bakshi Ka Talab was organized by the Department of Civil Engineering on 18th November 2017. The faculty coordinator for the program was Mr. Nusrat Ali. The students of B.Tech Civil Engineering actively participated in the event. The student's coordinators were Ayush Maurya and Mohd. Amir. About 250 students including participation from other departments participated in the event. They gave presentation of the different methods of water conservation with special reference to rainwater harvesting, watershed management & water purification. They informed that in India the use of water is 10% for domestic purpose, about 80-85% for agricultural purposes, and about 5% for Industrial purposes therefore the emphasis was on the conservation of water in all the aspects. The camp was arranged at the central place of the village. The villagers are using underground water for all household purposes. The students also visited various houses in the village to create awareness about importance & conservation of water.