CHANDIGARH,19,07.19-As an endeavor to generate awareness on Water Conservation; KBDAV-7 held an Assembly on the theme “Cutting Pani”, as a part of “ Jal Andolan”, under “Jal Shakti Abhiyan”.

The Assembly started with a TV Talk Show “Good Morning India”, where the Anchors discussed the Water Crisis in Punjab with the delegates on the panel. The issues like excessive usage of fertilizers, pesticides, exploitation of underground water, and water stress due to water intensive crops were addressed.

The Assembly also showcased a dance performance personifying ‘the Pain’ felt by water. A rap song “Pani da Haal” on water scarcity not only left the audience spell bound, but also forced them to devise out the solution to the problem.

On the occasion, a pledge was taken, which was followed by Badge Decoration Ceremony. Principal, Mrs. Pooja Prakash alongwith School Representatives from CBSE’s Hub of Learning decorated the Water Monitors with the badges and instructed them to keep a check on students to avoid water wastage. She also motivated the audience to use water judiciously. The Assembly also introduced the students to the recent initiative undertaken by UT Administration, namely ‘Say No to One-Use Plastic’ and encouraged learners to use water bottles and avoid plastic bottles below 200 ml.

The presence of the students from Guru Teg Bahadur Public School, Sector 15, Chandigarh; Govt. Model High School, Sector 49-D, Chandigarh; Govt. Model High School, RC-II, Dhanas, Chandigarh, alongwith their teachers was welcomed to be a beginning of Collaboration to Sensitize Leaners towards important social issues.