Advisor Bhatnagar hoists Tri-Colour at Amrit Sarovar Badhori, Bari-Brahmana

Samba:As part of the ongoing celebrations of AzadikaAmritMahotsav, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev RaiBhatnagar Sunday hoisted the National Flag at AmritSarovarBadhori at a simple but impressive function here.
After hoisting the National Flag, Advisor Bhatnagar in his speech said that J&K administration has been successful in completing AmritSarovars within the timelines, which is much more than the set target under the Mission AmritSarovar launched by Prime Minister, NarendraModi on National Panchayat Day at PanchayatPalli in this district on April 24, 2022.
The pace of creation and rejuvenation of water bodies has been very quick in J&K to fulfill the PM’s vision of 75 AmritSarovars in each district including Samba, Advisor said.
Divisional Commissioner, while congratulating the administration along with RDD department, IWMP, Soil conservation department, NHAI and other concerned departments for doing outstanding work under Mission Sarovar in the district, called upon PRI members and locals to further strengthen the initiative by planting saplings around all AmritSarovars to give strength to the bund, and maintain ecological balance.
He added that the administration has taken steps to prevent encroachment of water bodies under the Mission AmritSarovar and to spread awareness among the locals on the need to maintain cleanliness and hygiene around the rejuvenated AmritSarovars
Deputy Commissioner Samba Anuradha Gupta while welcoming the dignitaries said that like all districts in the country, District Administration Samba was also given the target of completing 75 AmritSarovars by 31st March 2023, however the task was completed well before the deadline. She further revealed that by the end of this financial year, district Samba will complete 170 AmritSarovars.
She highlighted that the Badhori pond was created by Gen Baj Singh, the hero of Chitral more than 100 years ago but was in dire need of rejuvenation and treatment of catchment area, stone pitching, de weeding etc, which has been carried out under the Mission AmritSarovar.
On the occasion school children also presented a patriotic song and received appreciation from the dignitaries and participants.
Among other present on the ocassion were Vice Chairman DDC Balwan Singh, BDC Chairman Ms.Rajni Devi, local DDC member, Suraiya Begum Sarpanch, ShahnazAkthar and senior officers of dist administration SSP, Samba, ADDC, ADC, SDM, ACD, tehsildar Bari brahmana, CEO, BDO, Bari Brahamana, large number of school students, teachers and locals also participated in the celebrations.



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