New Delhi- Dhanuka trust has revived a lifeless pond in village Barauli Chouth near Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh) as part of its water conservation initiatives. The trust has converted the pond and its adjoining area into a scenic recreational place for visitors to enjoy.
Dhanuka further plans to plant more trees in the area, which is known for its cultural and spiritual heritage. The pond called ‘Shyam Dhak Teerth’ will be inaugurated on Sept 8.
Dhanuka Agritech, through various partners has been involved in water conservation activities from more than a decade now. It is spreading awareness about water conservation through its flagship campaign “Khet ka pani khet mein, aur gaon ka pani gaon mein”.
It has built 6 dams and planted 20000 trees in various parts of Rajasthan. Every year on World Water Day, Dhanuka organises various activities across India to promote water conservation practices in people’s daily life.
R.G. Agarwal, Group Chairman, Dhanuka Agritech Limited, said, “Water-related issues have become critical and we are seeing many cities running out of water during summer. The issue of water scarcity cannot be ignored anymore. We must educate people about water preservation. Dhanuka Agritech is dedicated to the cause of water conservation and we hope our efforts will contribute to managing the nation’s worsening water crisis.”