Monday, 25 January 2016
“Walk for Water” on World Water Day 22nd March 2016.
World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. World Water Day has been observed on 22 March since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared 22 March as "World Day for Water". This day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A day when the world turns its attention towards the 750 million people who lack access to safe water. But every day of the year can be a Water Day.
A walk separated the primordial human from other animals. However long, a walk begins with just one step and the sole determination to reach the goal. Let’s walk again, this time to preserve the very basic source that gave birth to life – Water! A drop of water could mean life, health, livelihood, quality of life and industry. This precious bounty of Nature – Water is under threat from us. Decades of misuse, continued infiltration, polluting of the life source liquid by humans across generations has put the future of our children at a big risk of not having enough water to even drink.
“Walk for Water” the program initiated by M.Karunakara reddy CMD Smaat aqua, in the year 2015. First walk conducted successfully on 22nd March 2015. Mr.Kodanda Ram – Chairman Telangana Political JAC, JM Lindoh and Mr.K.J.Rao were the Dignitaries present at the walk. Thousands of school children and youth participated.
The walk started at L.B.Nagar Ring Road and reached to NTR Indoor stadium at Saroor nagar. It was big success, and with the help of media partners, whole Hyderabad started thinking of “Walk for Water” program and importance of Water and its necessity.
The Success of “Walk for Water-2015” gave lots of energy to the team, this year March 22nd 2016, Planning for much more bigger in size, with the help of