Environment

Training programme on ground water concluded

Training programme on ground water concluded

Training programme on ground water concluded

ALIGARH March 19: A five-day TIER-II Training Program on “Sustainable Development and Management of Ground Water Resources” organized by Central Ground Water Board, Northern Region, Lucknow in collaboration with the Department of Geology, Aligarh Muslim University, concluded here yesterday.

AMU Registrar Dr. Asfar Ali Khan presided over the valedictory function, while Prof. M. Mohsin Khan, Proctor attended the programme as guest of honour.

The participants of the programme included Dr. Masroor Alam Khan, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Mr. Abdul Samad Siddiqui, Research Scholar and Ms. Mavia Khanam, student of P.G. Diploma, Hydrogeology, who also gave their feedback on this occasion.

Dr. M. N. Khan, Officer Incharge, State Unit CGWB Allahabad, presented a summary of the training program and stressed on the conservation of groundwater resources.

Dr. Asfar Ali Khan, Registrar, highlighted the importance of groundwater in the present scenario, stressing that this is not an infinite resource as thought earlier but a finite one.  He also stressed on people’s participation in the management of groundwater resources.

Prof. M. Mohsin Khan highlighted the importance of water resource management and focused on interdisciplinary approach to manage this precious resource. Certificates were distributed to the participants by Dr. Asfar Ali Khan and Prof. Mohsin Khan.

Prof. Liaqat A. K. Rao, Chairperson, Department of Geology welcomed the participants and the guests.  Dr. Rashid Umar conducted the Program.

More in Environment

  • CSIR conducts research on benefits of medicines made from cow urine in chronic diseases

    CSIR conducts research on benefits of medicines made from cow urine in chronic diseases New Delhi: Council...

  • Union Minister says organic farming integrated with bio diversity

    Union Minister says organic farming integrated with bio diversity  New Delhi: Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh has said that there are unlimited potentialities of agriculture in North Eastern states, therefore, Central Government is focusing exclusively on the development of agricultural sector in north eastern states. The Minister said...

  • Indian Govt. approves MoU between India and European Union on water cooperation

    Indian Govt. approves MoU between India and European Union on water cooperation New Delhi: The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of MoU between India and European Union in the field of water resources. The MoU envisages strengthening the technological,...

  • Threat of Flood in Godavari and Krishna Basins Real

    Forecast for Flood in Godavari and Krishna Basins In view of heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy rainfall at a few places in Telangana, Madhya Maharashtra Vidarbha Marathwada and North Interior Karnataka with Armoor in Nizamabad district of Telangana reporting 40 cm rainfall and many stations reporting more than...

  • ISRO Enumerates Benefits from Launching of Foreign Satellite

    ISRO Enumerates Benefits from Launching of Foreign Satellite New Delhi: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched 20 satellites in a single launch mission onboard Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ‘PSLV-C34’ on June 22, 2016 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. In this mission, 17 foreign satellites (total weighing 555 kg) from...

  • Regulatory Clearance to Light Water Reactors: Latest Update

    Regulatory Clearance to Light Water Reactors: Latest Update New Delhi: Unit 2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (1000 MW) Light Water Reactor (LWR) with technical cooperation with Russia attained first criticality at 20:56 hours on July 10, 2016. The Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) being constructed by Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited...

  • Books ‘Animals in the Holy Quran’ and ‘Dictionary of Flora and Fauna of Quran’ launched

    Books ‘Animals in the Holy Quran’ and ‘Dictionary of Flora and Fauna of Quran’ launched ALIGARH: “Eat and drink, but waste not by excess, for Allah loveth not the wasters”, reminded Dr. Mohd. Iqtedar Husain Farooqi, while highlighting the Quranic injunctions regarding the flora and fauna, and animals at a book release...

  • 13 AMU Geology students qualify Assistant Geologist exam of UPSC

    13 AMU Geology students qualify Assistant Geologist exam of UPSC Aligarh: At least 13 students of Department of Geology, Aligarh Muslim University have qualified the Assistant Geologist examination conducted by UPSC. Professor Liaqat Ali Khan Rao, Chairperson, Department of Geology informed that Meradul Islam, Md Khatib Khan, Khush Navi, Abdul Samad Siddiqui,...