New Delhi, September 2, 2019: Dhanuka Trust, has revived a lifeless pond – Shyam Dhak Teerth – in Barauli Chouth Village near Vrindavan, uttar Pradesh, as part of its water conservation initiatives. The Trust has converted the pond and its adjoining area into a scenic recreational place for visitors to enjoy. Dhanuka further plans to plant more trees in the area, which is known for its cultural and spiritual heritage.
Dhanuka Agritech, through various partners, has been involved in water conservation activities for more than a decade now. It is spreading awareness about water conservation through its flagship campaign – “Khet ka pani khet mein, aur gaon ka pani gaon mein”. The Company has built six dams and planted 20,000 trees in various parts of Rajasthan as well as the country. Every year on World Water Day, Dhanuka organises various activities across India to promote water conservation practices in people’s daily life.
Commenting on the initiative, R.G. Agarwal, Main Trustee of Shri Chiranjilal Dhanuka Charitable Trust and Group Chairman, Dhanuka Agritech Limited, said, “Water-related issues have become very critical today and we are seeing many cities in the country running out of water during peak summer. The issue of water scarcity cannot be ignored anymore. We must educate people about water preservation. Dhanuka Agritech is dedicated to the cause of water conservation and we hope our efforts will contribute to managing the nation’s worsening water crisis.”