SAVE EARTH SOLDERS FORM MEGA ALLIANCE
Father of Green Revolution Mr. Normal Bourlough failed to assess the impact of excessive use of fertilizer, land use & further degeneration of land fertility.
Appreciating need to Save the Mother Earth & consequential effects of global warming, various government agencies/ departments, research organizations (ICAR, DRDO & IARI), academics, advocacy groups, state govt agencies NGO’s converged today for hectic parleys.
Under the aegis of Ministry of Water Resources, Govt of India , Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya , Shanti Kunj, Haridwar, India Water Foundation & Five Fold Path Mission< Maheswar MP jointly hosted the brain storming various technical sessions. Key note lecture was given by Dr. Amol Kumar Dutta , a noted cardiologist who has worked on Mental Stability of menkind , he has devoted his most of his life for this cause.
Waterman of India, Mr. Rajinder Singh, a Magsaysay awardee , shared his views to mitigate the effects of water, air & soil pollution. He also urged to create awareness on reducing water pollution through mega events like Kumbha Mela etc.
Various international activists working in India & abroad shared their findings on benefits of Yagna, Yagna Ash & Homa Therapy in water purification as well utility of Organic farming.
Mr. R M Mishra, Joint Secretary Ministry of Water Resources, Govt of India, the key official steering the action plan on water resources at national level shared his views. As well made aware the plans in pipe line.
Appreciating its Corporate Social Responsibilities, WAPCOS, a govt of India PSU, supported the entire event in a befitting manner.
Leading thing tanks & NGOs included Mr. R C Jhamtani, former advisor Planning Commission, Dr. (Mrs.)
Mamta Saxena, DDG in the Water Resources Ministry and research scholar from Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya Shanti Kunj, Haridwar, Dr. Ulrich Berc, Dr. Wojtech Puchalski, Mr. Reiner Szcypior, Mr. Barry Rathner , Ms. Karin Heschl. Among scores of NGOs, Transparency International & AFRO did participate.
The pioneering event held when clouds of Copenhagen failures looms large in minds of billions, key note speakers and participants realized that this was the last opportunity to save Mother Earth & act on war footings.
Even this aspect did find mention in our honorable President, Mrs Pratibha Patil, Republic Day eve speech who gave a clarion call for a second Green Revolution.
To meet the unprecedented challenges’ faced by the nation & world, leading institutions came together on a single plateform and formed a mega forum to address the burning issue of conserving water, soil ^ environment as well to promote organic farming etc so issues could be taken up quickly under one umbrella under the banner of Ministry of Water Resources, Govt of India.
Dr. R K Pathak, Vice Chairman of Five Path Mission, Maheswar, MP has moderated the entire session while Mr. Ram Mahesh Mishra, Joint Director Employment, Public Relation & Extention gladly informed the launching of new course on Water Resouces & River Management commencing from July, 2010. This is the first ever course being conducted by any University in the country.
Need to educate masses was not missed. More than 300 delegates “Earth Soldiers ” from various agencies attended the session at Central Soil & Materials Research Station, Hauz Khas, Delhi.Three cyclists (including 2 physically challenges) from Raipur, Chhattisgarh, were felicitated who are on 10,000 Km mission to promote “universal education”, “need to save environment” as well to promote international brotherhood.