Chandigarh-In a bid to bolster water conservation and administration efforts, the Punjab Government in the present day inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kuantum Papers Ltd. The settlement, signed between the Department of Soil and Water Conservation, Punjab and the Hoshiarpur-based paper firm, occurred within the presence of S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra Minister for Soil and Water Conservation, Punjab.
Highlighting the dedication of Chief Minister S. Bhagwant Singh Mann led authorities to preserving pure assets, the Cabinet Minister stated that this groundbreaking partnership with a personal sector entity is the primary of its form. This collaboration will facilitate the corporate’s help and financing for the state’s water conservation and administration initiatives.
S. Chetan Singh Jauramajra remarked that this distinctive initiative will bolster the non-public sector’s involvement within the state’s water conservation for the primary time.
While welcoming the partnership, the Cabinet Minister acknowledged, “it will significantly boost the government’s water conservation programs and lay the groundwork for future public-private collaborations.”
The Soil and Water Conservation Minister outlined that beneath this MoU, the corporate will present funding for each new and ongoing tasks associated to water useful resource conservation and administration by means of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds or particularly allotted funds. The initiatives earmarked for funding embody the development of verify dams, implementation of environment friendly irrigation methods, utilization of handled water and so forth.
Notably, established in 1979-80, Kuantum Papers Ltd is without doubt one of the main paper manufacturing unit primarily based in Village Sailakhurd, District Hoshiarpur. Mr. Drishinder Singh Sandhawalia, the corporate’s Director, expressed curiosity in forging a long-term partnership with the Punjab Government, pledging to put money into numerous government-led water conservation initiatives.
At the occasion, Mr. KAP Sinha, Special Chief Secretary, Soil & Water Conservation requested the division to plan extra modern and environment friendly strategies for water conservation within the agriculture sector.
S. Mohinder Singh Saini, Chief Conservator of Soils, Punjab prolonged gratitude to the corporate representatives for collaborating with the state authorities within the important mission to protect the state’s water assets.
It is value mentioning that state is going through a precarious floor water state of affairs with virtually 80% of its space beneath over-exploited class and if fast remedial steps aren’t taken, the day will not be far after we run out of this valuable pure useful resource.