Budgam, Nov 5: Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar today distributed 85 water purifiers under state-sponsored school programme among Education, Health and Yoth Services and Sports departments to ensure use of safe and clean water for the healthy life at a function organized jointly by PHE, Education and district administration at New Conference Hall Budgam.
Arranged and facilitated by the Public Health Engineering (PHE), division Budgam, the water purifiers would be installed at different schools, hospitals and YSS hostels in the district.
Stressing on using of clean and safe water by all, the DC asked school heads to make use of the purifiers and ensure children take safe water only.
She said that consumption of drinking water would keep them away from various water born diseases and viral infections.
The DC lauded the sincere and humanitarian efforts of Executive Engineer PHE Division Budgam G.A Beigh for arranging and donating water purifiers. She also urged the school heads to generate massive awareness on the consumption of boiled and safe drinking water and make use of water purifiers for the healthy life.
On the occasion, Chief Education Officer Budgam, Abdul Rouf Shahmiri received 70 purifiers which will be installed at Middle, High and Higher Secondary institutions across the district, while 10 water purifiers received by the District Health Officer Budgam Dr. A.G Raina will be used at district and sub-district hospitals. DYSS Officer Budgam, Balbir Singh was also given 5 water purifiers for installation at identified DYSS hostels.
IAS Probationer Bilal Mohiudeen Bhat and DEPO Budgam was also present on the occasion.