2K WALKATHON ON JALAM-JEEVAM HELD ON 16.02.2017
A 2K Walkathon on propagation of constructing Rain Water Harvesting Structures and bringing awareness about Jalam-Jeevam programme was organized by HMWSSB here at Jubilee Hills from KBR Park to Jubilee Hills Check Post on Friday the 16th February 2018.
The Walkathon was flagged off by Sri. C. Ramachandra Reddy garu, Hon’ble MLA, Khairatabad constituency in the presence of Sri. M. Dana Kishore, IAS, Managing Director, HMWSSB.
Speaking on the occasion, Hon’ble MLA announced donation of Rs. 25.00 Lakhs towards propagation of Jalam-Jeevam programme. He said there was dire need to take up this programme on massive scale and improve ground water table.
Sri. M. Dana Kishore, IAS, said HMWSSB had taken up the programme of JALAM-JEEVAM in order to create awareness among the general public that water was most precious natural resource and the importance of water to our survival in view of its limited supply and educate them for the harvesting of rain water by providing the Rain Water Harvesting pits, so that the rainwater would recharge the table of ground water and the availability of ground water was increased and dependence on drinking water for other needs reduced.
Among others from HMWSSB side who attended the programme include Sri M.Satyanarayana. Executive Director, Dr.P.S.Suryanarayana, Director (Technical), Sri.D.Sridhar Babu, Director(Projects-2), Sri.Azmeera Krishna, Director (Operations-1), Sri.B.Vijay Kumar Reddy, (Revenue), Sri.P.Ravi, Director (Operations-2), CGMs and GMs, apart from Ms. M. Kavitha Reddy, Venkateshwara Colony Division Corporator, GHMC, and large number of general public.