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