ONGC observes 'World Water Day'

ANI | Updated: Mar 22, 2018 20:41 IST

New Delhi [India] Mar 22 (ANI): Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) observed 'World Water Day', in association with UNESCO and UN Global Compact Network India on Thursday.

In order to create mass awareness on water conservation and protection of water, two major studies- the UN World Water Development Report 2018 and Industrial Water Index have been released.

The UN World Water Development Report 2018 was released by Shigeru Aoyagi-Director and UNESCO Representative to India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka.

While addressing the audience, Aoyagi underscored the need for creating awareness on water conservation. He also outlined the salient points of the UN World Water Development Report 2018.

The Industrial Water Index soft launch was released by DD Misra, Director (HR), ONGC Ltd and Chair - Asia Pacific Resource Centre (APRC), UN GCNI along with the Accenture Strategy team.

Speaking on the occasion, Misra said that the industrial water benchmarking study was conducted to assess the underlying water related risks and challenges and to explore potential solutions to achieve long-term sustainability of the Indian Industry.

Over 250 delegates attended the event representing UN Policy makers, CSOs, Corporates, Public and Private Sector, Government and Academia.

The key dignitaries on the dias included D D Misra, Director (HR), ONGC Ltd and Chair - Asia Pacific Resource Centre (APRC), UN GCNI, Sundeep Singh, Senior Principal, Accenture Strategy, Ram Boojh National Programme Officer, Ecological Sciences, UNESCO, Shigeru Aoyagi Director and UNESCO Representative to India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka and Kamal Singh, Executive Director, UN GCNI. (ANI)

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