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.
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.