17.8 C
Monday, October 25, 2021


yes punjab punjabi redirection

Mera Ghar

Loan Waiver

Kisan Victims

Water Bills

Electricity Bills

Invest Punjab

Group D


PSSSB Chemical

Markfed Sept to Nov


Preserve Rural Water Resources for Natural Resource Conservation: Suresh Kumar at PAU Workshop

- Advertisement -
Ludhiana, January 19, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)

A one day workshop on preservation of rural water resources like ponds etc for irrigation was held at Punjab Agricultural University today. The workshop was organized by International Project Trust, ‘Tigress’, between Cambridge University and PAU and International Crop Research Association.

The project will help strengthen the ancient water resources of Punjab and promote environment conservation. Discussions to plan the road map were held at the workshop. Shri Kumar in his address referred to the project as first of its kind in Punjab that will help revive old water resources so that they can be re used for irrigation.

PAU Vice Chancellor and Padam Shri awardee, Dr B.S. Dhillon pointed towards the growth of civilizations near rivers and water bodies since olden days. He stressed on the crucial need for preservation of water resources in agriculture intensive Punjab state.

He further opined that increasing population led to increase in crop cultivation but the erratic environment patterns have revived concerns in this regard.

Officers from Indian administrative Service, Smt Seema Jain and Kumari J Talwar said the brain storming at the workshop would be helpful in the ongoing government projects.

Presentations were given by Dr Adam Green and and Dr Camron Pattry from Cambridge University on ancient, medieval and modern agricultural techniques with respect to weather and environment in Northern India.

Dr A.S. Toor and Dr K.G. Singh of PAU shed light on the poor condition of ponds in Ludhiana, with unclean water in 51% of a total of 78 ponds. A presentation was made by officials from the water supply department of Punjab, highlighting work done on purifying water bodies.

Earlier, Dr N.S. Bains, Director of Research, PAU extended a formal welcome while, Dr R.S. Sidhu, Registrar, PAU coordinated the programme. In addition to officials from the Punjab Government, senior officers of PAU, Dr J.S. Mahal, Director of Extension, Dr G.K. Sangha, Dean, Post Graduate Studies, Dr S.S. Kukal, Dr Shammi Kapoor and Shri Sandeep Dikshit were present at the workshop.

Suresh Kumar at PAU Workshop in Ludhiana 2

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected






Security Force in Kashmir

Kashmir: A battle that has been laid off for far too long- by Amjad Ayub Mirza

On October 22, 1947 Pakistan attacked the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It was the beginning of a conflict that would leave thousands dead...
Indian Population

In the light of the population explosion debate – by Nirendra Dev

Mizoram has made news -- not necessarily for the wrong reasons but certainly for quite unexpected reasons. North-Eastern India generally makes news due to...
Terrorists Shadow

Tackling the resurgence of jihad in Kashmir – by Amjad Ayub Mirza

With three encounters taking place in less than 24 hours between October 10 and 11, terrorist insurgency has effectively resurged in the Kashmir Valley....


Health & Fitness

Gynaecological Cancer

Gynaecological Cancer: Prevention and Screening

New Delhi, Oct 24, 2021- Globally, cancer has emerged as an important contributor to human health and the burden is growing with each passing year. Cancer has multifactorial causation theory and presents with different signs and symptoms as per the organ of origin. In India, 1.4 million people are diagnosed with cancer annually and 8,50,000 cancer patients die of...

Gadgets & Tech