In an effort to reach out to maximum people and create awareness about water conservation, ICCW has initiated a project on the

Speaker Profile: A young dynamic IAS officer, Mr. Vikranth Raja, during his tenure as District Collector of Karaikal district, Puducherry launched the ‘Nam Neer’ (Our Water) project in July 2019. What started as a water conservation effort became a mass awareness campaign. With public participation, the project revived 178 traditional water bodies in three months, and increased the storage capacities of tanks and water repositories. Taking a cue from this project, the Puducherry administration formed a similar action plan. Mr.Vikranth Raja is currently the Secretary to the Chief Minister of Puducherry.