DEOMALI, MAY 16 : Water is one of the most important components of our life and it is equally important to preserve the catchment area. Said Dy Chief Minister Chowna Mein.
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein while addressing the huge gathering on the occasion of inauguration of seven different projects of public importance in various parts of Namsang assembly constituency in Tirap district on Monday. Mein said that we should know the importance of water and its wastage need to be stopped for durability and long term utility or else a time will come we have to go around in search of water sources and feel sorry to ourselves if we do not take precautionary measures in available time. he said.
The department and government will always try its best effort to bring potable drinking water for residents and institutions and accordingly to get permanent sources of water we have to work to protect the catchment area and it would be better if at least one kilometer radius of the catchment area is not disturbed. We should now try to utilize the rainwater harvesting as the state received huge rainfall and the rainwater harvest would also add to our requirement. He said.
We have to create research on the way to protect and reserve the catchment area for our generation to come and urge upon all sections of society to come forward and work together for protection and preservation of the source of water and catchment area. Mein said adding that the state government is soon coming up with catchment area protection and preservation policy.
PHED Minister Wangki Lowang and all HoDs of Tirap district including DC, SP and others were present on the occasion.
The Dy CM and PHED Minister team inaugurated several project which include inauguration of Namchu bridge measuring 25 meter on Deomali-Hukanjuri road, inauguration of Water treatment (WTP) at Namsang village, Indigenous Rangsoam Hum and Primary health centre (PHC) at Natun Kheti village, 35 metre RCC bridge inaugurated on Bari river. Mahabodhi raising wisdom school at Deomali etc.