By Ranjan Kumar Amritnidhi,Delhi
“The programme will empower local communities to monitor water quality and engage themselves in the cleaning up processes,As the Pali experiment has shown, this program will change that. It will enable all stakeholders to engage in an informed debate to bring about change,” CSE Director,Dr Sunita Narian said in a national meet of Pollution Fighters at Pali,in Rajasthan today.
On this occasion she also launched a national environmental
awareness program-‘Pradushan Mukti Network’.This one day national program was jointly organized by the Centre for Science and Environment,CSE,New Delhi and Sri Kisan Paryavaran Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS),Pali, Rajasthan.
This historical Public Meeting was attended by Gaj Singh, chairperson, Jal Bhagirathi Foundation; Manvendra Singh, member of parliament, Barmer; Mahavir Singh Sukarlai, secretary, KPSS; Rajendra Singh, secretary, Tarun Bharat Sangh; and Sunita Narain, director, CSE, New Delhi. S V Suresh Babu, coordinator of CSE’s river pollution team,Pollution fighters and green activists from Ankleshwar, Vapi and Vadodara (Gujarat); Meerut and Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh); Kolhapur (Maharashtra); Jaduguda and Bokaro (Jharkhand); Ludhiana (Punjab); and Udaipur, Bhilwara and Jaipur (Rajasthan) also attended.