Ongole Sub-Divisional Office of Vijayawada Division, South Central Railway led by Pratham Agarwal, Assistant Divisional Engineer have been declared as winners in the “Water Heroes Award” for the month of April, 2020 launched by Ministry of Jal Shakthi, Government of India.
In an attempt to promote the value of water in general and for supporting the efforts on water conservation & sustainable development of water resources, the Department of Water of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India has organized a contest for the period from September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. Accordingly, participants had to sent their entries of success stories in the field of water conservation, water resource development and management.
Accordingly, the Ongole Sub-Divisional Office of Vijayawada Division, SCR led by Pratham Agarwal, Assistant Divisional Engineer has participated in the contest. He has apprised the good work being done in their section for the significant improvement and contribution towards water conservation in addition to the best practices being adopted for water management and resource development like construction of rain water harvesting pits, rejuvenation of old water bodies, regular water audits etc. He has conveyed it through a detailed presentation in the form of success story as well as short film.
Gajanan Mallya, General Manager appreciated the team of officers and staff working at Ongole Sub-Divisional Office for the commendable work being done for conservation of water for the benefit of future generation and also in the present times. He congratulated them for receiving the appreciation and award from the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India.