Monday, June 4, 2007

Fazilites to Celebrate World Environment Day : 5th June

Ek Bangla Bane Nyaara……

The Nagriks of Fazilka are celebrating 160th year of the establishment of their town. To celebrate this 160th year of Fazilka establishment, project “EK BANGALA BANE NYARA...” has been launched by GRADUATES WELFARE ASSOCIATION FAZILKA under the able guidance of its founder Urja Purush of Uttrakhamd, Dr Bhupinder Singh, Counselor & Consultant Formerly Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, IIT Roorkee. The main aim of this project is to unite talent and well-wishers of Fazilka town under one roof for the development it people in terms of education, employment and ecology.

In continuation of the same project an Eco-Cycle rally was organized successfully on April 15 on the eve of the Earth Day (April 22, 007). The senior citizen of Fazilka region rode on their bicycles between two historical points of the city. The main aim of the rally was to bring awareness about “Global Warming” amongst the residents.

Depleting green belt of Fazilka is a main cause of concern amongst the citizen. Because of the unplanned growth, green belt of Fazilka urban area has already been reduced to less than 2%, whereas to maintain ecological balance minimum 33% green belt is a must, said Navdeep Asija, Secretary Admin, GWAF

Mr. Vikram Ahuja, a progressive farmer in the region and founder member of GWAF has taken this responsibility on his shoulders to enhance green zone of Fazilka. In continuation of the same tomorrow i.e. 5th June, Vikram’s Zamindara Farm Solutions, along with GWAF, Press Club of Fazilka and other prominent personalities and social organization are celebrating “World Environment Day”. Vikram has already adopted one barren land of around one acre near railway station to develop as a green zone for the city and has started leveling work of the same. Tomorrow the Fazilka’s visionary SDM Mr. Rajiv Prashar will launch plantation on this auspicious occasion. Mr. Prashar played an important role as a coordinator between railways and forest department to increase the green zone for Fazilka when GWAF approached him with its plans.

Vikram Ahuja has a strong affection for his motherland. “Every business comes up with some social responsibility”, when we earn something by living in a society then it’s our moral duty and responsibility to return the same to our society in the form of well maintained physical and social environment for them”, said Vikram

Dr. Bhupinder requests all citizens to participate in the project “Ek Bangla Banye Nyara…” for the betterment of the region. Mr Umesh Kukkar, President GWAF informed “many events are planned to celebrate 160th year of Fazilka establishment in this year like Consciousness about Global Warming, Health programme through Breathing and Yoga, Rejuvenating Badha Lake by feed of water from Bhakra canal system for improving quality of ground water, Plantation and maintenance scheme for Food Street and other streets of the town. Advocate S. Jaipal Singh Sandhu who is a very staunch believer in the enhancement of Neem trees around his neighborhood is already on the scene with his plans for TRIVENI (Bar, Peepal and Neem triumvirate trees)

GWAF is a team consisting of professionals (lawyers, engineers, doctors, business men, educationists) and all those who have achieved success because of the special personality traits inherent to the sons and daughters of Fazilka region. The main aim of GWAF is to develop Fazilka region with its physical and social environment whilst working on improvement of quality education and value systems, creating more employment opportunities by online and offline methods like bridging citizens from various walks of life, our society, media, corporate, political and bureaucratic circle.

**BANGLA: Fazilka is also known as Bangla


Navdeep Asija said...

Navdeep Asija said...

Hindustan Times Coverage, 6th June, 2007, Chandigarh Edition
NGO Graduates' Welfare Association celebrated the 160th year of the establishment of Fazilka by launching the "Ek Bangla Bane Nayara" campaign on Tuesday, clearing barren land belonging to the railways to develop it into a green zone.
Vikram Ahuja of Zamindra Farm Solution (inset) said he would spend at least Rs 4 lakh on the cleanliness drive from his own pocket. SDM Rajiv Prashar said the administration would give full support for the cleaning task. He also planted a sapling

Navdeep Asija said...

Zamindara Farmsolutions scouts
for partner to provide agri services

Rahul Kumar
ONE of the largest supplier of agri services
in Punjab with specialisation in laser land

levelling techniques to save water Fazilka based
Zamindara Farmsolutions Pvt Ltd is
in talks with various companies to set up
joint ventures to provide varied agri services
in the country, especially in the northern
One of the pioneers in providing laser
land levellers with operations in Punjab,
Rajasthan and parts of Haryana, Zamindara
Farmsolutions has levelled nearly 5,000
acres of farm land in the last two months.
" We are in talks with major players in agri
business for possible joint ventures with the
possibility of floating special purpose vehicles
(SPVs) to cater to the needs of the farm
community. It will be a win win situation
for both the JV party and the farmers who
ultimately will be the beneficiaries of agri
services to be provided," said Vikram Aditya
Ahuja, director, Zamindara Farmsolutions.
Talking to ET here on Friday, Mr Ahuja
said the talks with agri business companies
some of whom represented overseas companies
were at this juncture,in the initial
stages." We hope that something will materialise
over the next six months," he said.
He said in the past two months,the company
had levelled 5,000 acres farm land in
Ferozepur, Muktsar, Moga, Faridkot,
Bathinda in Punjab, Ganganagar and
Hanumangarh in Rajasthan and Sirsa and
Hisar in Haryana. Land levelling is a precursor
to good agronomics, soil and crop management
This is one weak area which needs urgent
attention not only in Punjab, but also
in Haryana and Rajashtan.
Mr Ahuja said that studies have indicated
that a significant 20-25% amount of precious
irrigation water is lost during its application
at the farm due to the poor farm designing
and unevenness of the fields.