MCC observes “ Vishav Jal Divas” (World Water Day)
Chandigarh, March 22:- The Municipal Corporation Chandigarh observed “Vishav Jal Divas” (World Water Day) here today in order to highlight the importance of water and raise awareness of the world’s water issues.
City Mayor Sh. Anup Gupta administered a pledge to the officers and employees of MCC regarding the importance of water. They pledged to save water and use it judiciously. They also promised to utilize water responsibly and will save every single drop of water and sanitation to accelerate change to solve the crisis, and will give full cooperation in promoting the campaign. They pledged to consider water as a precious asset and believe so, they will use it. They also pledged to share this wise advice with their family, friends, and neighbors.
The main goal of observing this day was to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6, which aims to ensure access to clean water and sanitation for all people by 2030. The objective was to inspire people to manage freshwater resources sustainably and take necessary actions to address these issues.
The issues of water scarcity, water pollution, inadequate water supply, and poor sanitation facilities are highlighted on World Water Day. The day encourages people, communities, organizations, and governments to take the required steps to manage freshwater resources sustainably and address water-related difficulties by raising awareness of these issues.