THE GARDENS!

The Urdu daily Srinagar Times has pointed out that we have failed in preserving the beauty of the so called paradise. The daily writes that maintenance of Gardens has been very poor. The concerned people need to look into this.

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DECAYING RIVER JHELUM

DECAYING-RIVER-JHELUM

 

The Urdu daily Aftab has editorially written about the decaying River Jhelum with anguishThe recent incident of fish in Jhelum dying in large numbers was shocking. According to daily the concerned department has been negligent and has not monitored and  supervised the cultivation of fish.

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VALUING THE ENVIRONMENT

Dr. Mohammad Aneesul Mehmood

 

There is need to create awareness about the impact of increasing pollution levels in our pristine water bodies, including, Dal lake, Wullar Lake, Nigeen Lake, river Jhelum, writes Dr. M. A. Mohammad Aneesul Mehmood. According to him last three decades have been that of urbanization, industrialization and unsustainable agriculture pratices polluting water resources. In Jhelum, there has been substantial decline in discharge, reasons being loss of glacier mass due to climate change and uncontrolled pollution. Sewage is being discharged into Jhelum without treatment. It elevates organic matter load in water and bacteria consume more oxygen. Unsustainable development practices must be stopped.

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UNPLANNED DEVELOPMENT

The daily Kashmir Uzma, in a detailed article writes that the unplanned development of settlements has caused much problems for people. Though the government makes the plans, but it has not cared to see that there is proper drainage and flow of water during floods. Such projects have been undertaken that have caused damage to environment, though bureaucrats and land mafia may have benefited. This kind of planning has to stop.

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FOR DEVELOPMENT, REGRESSIVE THINKING NEEDS TO BE AVOIDED

Unplanned development of settlements has caused much problems for people. Though the government makes the plans, but it has not cared to see that there is proper drainage and flow of water during floods. Such projects have been undertaken that have caused damage to environment, though bureaucrats and land mafia may have benefited. This kind of planning has to stop.

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