A one day state level seminar was jointly organized by Jal Shakti Team, Dimapur Government College and Swachhta Action Plan Committee, Unity College, Dimapur, on 3rd November, 2022 at Dimapur Government College, Seminar Hall. The seminar with the theme “Urban Ground Water Management in Nagaland: Issues and the way forward” was sponsored by IQAC, Dimapur Government College and IQAC, Unity College, Dimapur. The program was chaired by Rukuoviu, Assistant Professor, department of Psychology, DGC. Dr. Vinyuhu Lhoungu, Coordinator, IQAC, Dimapur Government College welcomed the gathering and highlighted on the depletion of underground water and its consequences. Professor Sanjay Sharma, Principal, Dimapur Government College shared his concern about the gravity of water resource problems which would lead to conflicts among nations if not taken care of. The Principal also mentioned that Northeastern regions received abundant rainfall yet there was decline in the level of underground water.
The resource person Limasunep, Joint Director, Directorate of Soil & Water Conservation, Nagaland in his presentation shared the water related stress faced by the country and depletion of groundwater in Northeastern regions. He gave suggestions on how to ensure a sustainable future and encouraged the community to engage into water harvesting techniques to prevent further deterioration of underground water. He also shared various techniques and encouraged the institutions and community leaders to educate the people to preserve rain water through various forms and to increase the underground level of water.
Representatives from different colleges from Dimapur, colony and village council members, students and faculty members of Dimapur Government and Unity College participated in the seminar. Dr. Adani Ngullie, coordinator, IQAC, Unity College concluded the program with the vote of thanks.
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