With an aim to conserve water, the district administration on Friday launched GuruJal campaign website and a helpline number.
A social media campaign called Paanch Litre challenge was also launched to encourage the residents to save at least 5 litres of water a day. As a part of the campaign one can further nominate 3 members in their circle to take the challenge by tagging them. They can also share pictures, ideas, stories at GuruJal social media page.
Through the helpline number 1800180817, anyone can register complaint regarding the illegal extraction, water leakages, and pipeline breakdown. Also, complaints and suggestions can be made on the website.
During the launch Vivek Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Govt of India; DC Amit Khatri along with Gurujal Project Manager Shubhi Kesarwani; Additional Commissioner Munish Sharma; Additional Commissioner Rahul Hooda; Additional Municipal Commissioner YS Gupta were present.
While addressing the gathering, Vivek Agarwal called upon residents to make Gurugram number one in the water conservation campaign.
Gurugram is among the first district in the state, where the helpline number was issued to stop wastage of water. In the urban areas, Municipal Corporation Gurugram, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), and Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) will be responsible for the effective implementation of the campaign, while the Public Health Department and Panchayat department will implement it in the rural areas.
On the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Amit Khatri said that every complaint will be dealt in a time-bound manner. Apart from this, a control room will also be installed and every complaint will be monitored thoroughly and every feedback is welcomed.