BICHOLIM: Welcoming the students to squad of IWWA fraternity, Chairman of Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) Virkumar Sawant congratulated Bicholim Polytechnic for emerging as the first State government Institute to form students chapter of Indian Water Works Association (IWWA).
Sawant was speaking at the installation ceremony of ‘Students members of youth forum for water’ under students chapter of Indian Water Works Association-Goa, on Friday. Sawant at this occasion called on the need to bridge the gap between professionals and students.
Informing that IWWA is a voluntary body of professionals concerned and connected with water supply for municipal, industrial, agriculture, recreational and like uses along with treatment, quality management and disposal of waste water, Sawant said the Engineers should focus on generating employment by making correct use of opportunities rather than running behind jobs.
Highlighting the current water related issues including Goa’s Mhadei water dispute, polluted water bodies due to direct discharge of untreated water, Director of Technical Education Dr. Vivek Kamat emphasised on the need to respect environment and nature in it’s original form. .
Principal of GPB, Dr. Subhash Borkar addressed the gathering briefing the need for water conservation.
Ashish Ulape, Kirti Mandrekar and Aryan Habse along with the 30 student member were respectively inducted as the Chairman, Secretary and Treseaurer of Student Chapter.
Head of Civil Engine
ering Department Pramodini Naik, Satyesh Kakodkar, Secretary IWWA were also present at the occasion. Vanda Kanekar proposed the vote of thanks while Pranjal Marathe anchored the function.