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Sikkim comprehensive water resources plan launched
Tue, Dec 19, 2017
GANGTOK: With an aim of mitigating future water shortage and provide clean and safe drinking water to the people of the State, the Water Security and PHE department has launched the Sikkim comprehensive water resources plan with the theme ‘water for all till 2050 and beyond’. To take forward the plan, the department has signed a MoU with the India Water Foundation (IWF), a civil society spread across Asia-Pacific region.
Sharing details of the plan with the media here today, PHE secretary-cum-PCE Sonam Dadul Bhutia said the plan is being launched as a way of creating awareness and preparedness amongst the people of the State. “With global climate change, there is a need of protecting our sources which are facing depletion. We aim to initiate more projects and schemes for protection and make our water source pollution free and for all,” said Bhutia.