Madurai

CISF personnel conduct Jal Shakti Abhiyan

Joined by local residents, personnel of the Fourth Reserve Battalion of Central Industrial Security Force cleaning a waterbody at Amaravathipudur in Sivaganga district on Monday.

Joined by local residents, personnel of the Fourth Reserve Battalion of Central Industrial Security Force cleaning a waterbody at Amaravathipudur in Sivaganga district on Monday.   | Photo Credit: handout_e_mail

The Fourth Reserve Battalion of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) took out a rally on water conservation and cleaned up a tank at Amaravathipudur in the district as part of the week-long ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ on Monday.

Led by Commandant Kilare S. P, a large number of school and college students, local residents and dignitaries from different departments walked along with the CISF personnel in the awareness rally from Amaravathipudur bus stand, spreading messages on water conservation, preservation of waterbodies and harvesting of rainwater.

At the culmination of the rally, the CISF personnel, joined by local residents and school and college students, cleaned up the tank by removing the wild grass in the tank and the supply channels. They also planted tree saplings around the tank. Later, the CISF personnel staged a play, highlighting the importance of water conservation, tree plantation and rainwater harvesting.

Arun, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tamil Nadu Special Police, L. Vimalendran, scientist from Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sundaramoorthy, retired PWD executive engineer, Meena Loshini, director, Sri Sarada Niketan Women’s College and K. M. Chockalingam, head master, Gurukulam Higher Secondary School were among others present.

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