Chandigarh- Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday introduced launching a drive to protect the natural world together with recharging the water desk to save lots of water for the approaching generations.
Addressing a gathering after laying the muse stone of the Chitti Bein in Simbli in Hoshiarpur district, the Chief Minister mentioned Punjab is a sacred land of nice Gurus and saints, who’ve proven the best way to protect the surroundings.
He mentioned, following within the footsteps of the Gurus, the federal government would quickly embark upon a marketing campaign to protect the pure sources of the state.
He mentioned whereas there isn’t a dearth of funds for this noble trigger, he known as upon folks to assist it and make the marketing campaign a mass motion.
The Chief Minister, whereas slamming the Opposition events for blatantly ignoring the environmental points, mentioned that as water, air and land had no votes, so these leaders ignored them.
He mentioned after the formation of the AAP authorities within the state, steps have been taken to save lots of the surroundings.
The Chief Minister mentioned since lengthy, the successive state governments had additionally ignored the core sectors of well being and schooling.
However, he mentioned, after the formation of his authorities, full transformation of those sectors have taken place.
Mann mentioned as a result of efforts of the federal government, Punjab will quickly be a entrance rating state throughout the nation in these sectors.
The Chief Minister mentioned the federal government is taking steps for optimum utilisation of the canal water to save lots of the groundwater.
He mentioned that at the moment, Punjab is utilizing solely 33-34 per cent of its canal water, including this will probably be enhanced within the coming days.
Mann envisioned that if Punjab can improve the canal water utilisation to 60 per cent in first part then almost 4 lakh tubewells out of whole 14 lakh will be stopped, thereby serving to in saving water.