Hyderabad: Municipal Administration & Urban Development Minister K. Tarakarama Rao visited the Rain Water Harvesting Theme Park in Jubilee Hills today. Minister inspected the models which show the different types of water-conserving and harvesting techniques at the park.
Minister KTR also instructed the officials to come up with programs to bring awareness among the citizens on rainwater harvesting before the onset of monsoon.
Minister stated that each drop is precious and wastage of water is not only a loss to the government but also calls for problems in the future. He appreciated the WaLC program (Water Conservation and Leadership) an initiative of Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWSSB).
The Minister stated that the implementation of awareness programs on conservation of rainwater harvesting now will yield better results in monsoon. He also mentioned that the citizens should feel responsible and take part in rainwater conservation.
Minister asked the officials to intensify measures to create awareness among citizens on water conservation. He also instructed the officials to ensure adequate water supply in colonies and villages within Outer Ring Road.
Minister reviewed the status of various projects undertaken by the HMWSSB. He also enquired about the preparedness of the water board for taking over sewer maintenance in the peripheral areas from March 1.
MA&UD Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar and HMWSSB MD Dana Kishore participated. (INN)