HITEC University Taxila
Islamabad-Khanpur Dam, one of the significant wellsprings of water supply to both residential and mechanical use in twin urban areas of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, is confronting major issues of tainting because of the lack of interest state of mind of the concerned experts.
To feature the issue and contribute toward its cleanliness, the understudies of HITEC composed a ‘perfect green drive’ to gather the refuse scattered at the banks of the dam and additionally to make mindfulness among local people to assume their due part in keeping the region clean and abstain from dumping of waste on the banks of the dam spread more than 42 kilometers.
The understudies , employees and local people of the range picked the shopping packs littered around basically at the outing spots set up along the banks of the dam situated on Taxila-Khanpur Road. The dam was worked in mid 1980s with multi-purposes to give drinking water to both Rawalpindi and Islamabad other than meeting the water needs of the enterprises in the region and for water system reason too.
In spite of poor recreational offices, Khanpur Dam because of its nearness with twin-urban communities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad pulls in great number of voyagers particularly on ends of the week the territory was thronged with vacationers, however Khyber-Pakhtunkhawa tourism division was not giving careful consideration to build up the zone to draw in the visitors. In the meantime the common government was likewise not making suitable strides for checking the developing level of sullying in the dam because of some many sources including the occupants living close by the dam and in addition its catchment territories.
Chief Student Affair HITEC University focused on the need of instructing the general population going by the range with city sense and said that their drive to gather junk from the banks of dam was a piece of a mindfulness crusade to teach the general population on keeping the site clean .
He in the meantime focused on that the commonplace government should likewise take restorative measures to control the quick falling apart ecological condition in the territory. Zohaib Tariq, an understudy of HITEC stated, “Since this excursion spot is exceptionally close to Islamabad, it is likewise the obligation of government to spend on its advancement and additionally on the insurance of its biological system,” he included.
Naveed, a neighborhood specialist stated, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa tourism division guaranteed the improvement of Khanpur Dam for the stimulation of travelers a couple of years back, however not even a solitary penny has been spent and now the dam is very nearly tainting of water and huge amounts of wellbeing risk, for marine life as well as for individuals living in the twin urban areas.”
Tourism Corporation Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa had made an achievability arrangement of using 600 sections of land of place where there is the dam for tourism purposes, giving the offices of sculling, restaurants and connecting dam territory to Islamabad by means of Makhniyal Township, the circumscribing town of Haripur, however the arrangement couldn’t be appeared in spite of distribution of assets for the street.