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Conserve water for future generations

PROPER UTILISATION of natural resources and advance scientific technology can help in conservation of water, said Dr RC Trivedi, Additional Director, Central Pollution Control Board, here on Tuesday. Dr Tripathi expressed this opinion while delivering an informative lecture on 'why we conserve water?' as keynote speaker at a national seminar on 'Natural Resources : Management and Conservation' organised by Kulbhaskar Ashram Post-Graduate College (KAPGC) at KP Community Centre.
None | By HT Live Correspondent, Allahabad
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2006 12:09 AM IST

PROPER UTILISATION of natural resources and advance scientific technology can help in conservation of water, said Dr RC Trivedi, Additional Director, Central Pollution Control Board, here on Tuesday.

Dr Tripathi expressed this opinion while delivering an informative lecture on 'why we conserve water?' as keynote speaker at a national seminar on 'Natural Resources : Management and Conservation' organised by Kulbhaskar Ashram Post-Graduate College (KAPGC) at KP Community Centre.

Dr Trivedi, whose main works  are on Taj Corridor, Yamuna Pollution in Delhi  and garbage discharge in Delhi said that a well planned management and conservation strategy has to be worked out at national and international level for homogeneous and safe exploitation of our valued resources. He suggested for formulation of water policy at national level in co-operation with public at large.

Chief guest at the seminar Prof HR Singh, former Vice-Chancellor  Allahabad University, emphasised on management and conservation of natural resources utilizing modern technology. He said that by doing so we can  preserve for our children a planet full of greenery and plenty of natural resources.

Dr RN Seth from Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) and Dr KK Khanna  from Botanical Survey of India emphasised  upon the conservation and sustainable  utilisation of fish genetic  resources and ethno Bio-technically important  plants.

Other scientist also presented  their papers/posters on natural  resources  related  with management, conservation and their sustainable utilisation.

Guest of honour, Giridhar Gopal, retired IAS officer and  AU Executive Council member also expressed his views on the occasion.

Earlier, KP Trust vice-president Chaudhari AN Singh, KAPGDC principal Dr AK Srivastava and chief co-ordinator Dr SN Verma welcomed the guests while organising secretary Dr Shubh Narain introduced  the topic of seminar. Dr Shonali Chaterjee conducted the proceedings of the seminar while co-organising secretary Dr RP Tiwari  presented the summary of day's proceeding and proposed the vote of thanks.

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