Hindon Yatra Launch in Saharanpur

The UP Department of Irrigation & Water Resources together with Saharanpur Municipal Corporation and the 2030 Water Resources Group organized a successful program to raise awareness and promote good practice solutions to improve the alarming situation of the water bodies in the Hindon river basin.

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The basin stretches from the Shevalik hills to Greater Noida, where it flows into the Yamuna, which in turn is a tributary to the Ganga River. As such Hindon is part of the Ganga basin. In the morning clean-up activities were held at the banks of the river Dhamola to symbolize a renewed momentum to revive Saharanpur’s water bodies.Dignitaries including Saharanpur’s Divisional Commissioner, Mr. MP Agarwal spoke at the Janmanch auditorium to the audience, including several hundreds of youth.

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The Hindon Yatra book with 20 good practice case studies was launched and the exhibition was officially inaugurated. In the afternoon a project development workshop was held at the IIT Campus in Saharanpur. Several good suggestions were made, which are now being worked out into concrete project proposals as part of a basin-wide Hindon action plan.

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Photos from the Saharanpur event

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