“Catch The Rain” Campaign held at Thoubal district

“Catch The Rain” Campaign held at Thoubal district

Written By: / Monday, 10 January 2022 17:11

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Imphal, Jan 10:

Stepping into the last legs of Catch The Rain Campaign Phase II (1st October 2021- 31st January 2021) as part of Jal Shakti Abhiyan jointly organised by National Water Mission under Ministry of Jal Shakti and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan under Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India, Nehru Yuva Kendra Thoubal in association with Phouden Youth Club conducted cleaning of public pond at Thoubal Wangkhem and another Slogan Writing Competition at Sapam Khongjom, today the 9th January 2022.
The youths of Wangkhem and Phouden after the cleaning exercise took a pledge on ethical voting and signed on a Democracy Wall to vote without fear and favour as part of SVEEP-Signature Campaign. The Slogan writing Competition was organised on the theme-” Rainwater Harvesting & Water Conservation” and prizes were given by NYK Thoubal volunteers. A painting competition on the same theme was also organised recently on 7th January 2022 by NYK Thoubal volunteers at Wangoo Tera, Kakching. An Essay writing competition followed by a rally to spread awareness on Rainwater Harvesting was also organised as part of this Catch The Rain Campaign on 6th January 2022 at Salungpham, Thoubal with Salungpham Youth Association.
This Catch The Rain campaign was launched in October 2021 and multiple training of youths programs, water talks, water pledges, poster campaigns, knowledge competitions, demonstration activities had been conducted till date in various parts of Thoubal & Kakching.
“Catch The Rain” Campaign is aimed at creating awareness through youths, sensitization of communities on the need of water conservation, rainwater harvesting, minimizing wastage and re-use of water & mobilization of people in the Rainwater Harvesting & Water Conservation initiatives of the government throughout the country.

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Rabi Takhellambam, a resident of Kairembikhok Mayai Leikai, ThoubaI District has been in the field of Journalism for more than 10 years. Rabi, is well known for his reporting from Thoubal side and Indo-Myanmar border. Rabi is also a member of All Manipur Working Journalist Union, the parent body of Journalist Union in Manipur. He can be contacted by email at [email protected]

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