The administration of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University has adopted the 'go green' mantra. Desilting of lakes on the Bamu premises has been started to enhance their water holding capacity. It has also been planned to plant 1,000 trees during this monsoon. The activity began in the presence of vice chancellor Dr Vijay Pandharipande, on Friday.
Aurangabad Development Forum, Joggers Group, Prayas, Jago India, MASSIA, Maheshwari Yuva Sanghatna among the various organisations are undertaking the water conservation work in the university area. The desilting work was started by the Aurangabad Development Forum. VC Dr Pandharipande, registrar Dr Dhanraj Mane, finance and accounts officer Dr Shivaji Sangle, executive engineer R D Kale, Forum's Sandip Nagori and others were present.
There is a big lake at the base of Goga Baba tekdi with holding capacity of 25 lakh litres. Desilting work of this lake will be undertaken soon. Dilasa Trust, Vijay Anna Borade and Pandit Wasre will guide the water conservation work. District collector Vikram Kumar is also helping for this cause and two officials were present on the first day. a total of 1,000 trees will be planted with the help of National Service and Earn and Learn Schemes on the university campus, said VC. VC Dr Vijay Pandharipande, registrar Dr Dhanraj Mane, Dr Shivaji Sangle, R D Kale, Sandip Nagori, Bhagatsing Darak and others were present during the start of desilting work of lakes on Bamu premises, on Friday.