Yamuna Sansad”Initiative “Yamuna Bachao Delhi Bachao”

New Delhi, 3rd June,2023: Citizens of Delhi-NCR are coming together to breathe life back into the ailing Yamua. A group of concerned citizens are rallying one lac of people to form a 22 Km human chain on the Yamuna on 4th June, 2023 to draw the attention of authorities concerned to the sorry state of the river, which is plagued by pollution and degradation. The chain will extend from Wazirabad to Okhla in Delhi. The initiative is being taken under the banner of Yamuna Sansad.

TEMA/CMAI are very conscious and appreciative to any and every initiative concerning environment. Therefore TEMA/CMAI Yamuna Sanasad supports this initiative for creating active involvement of citizens towards cleaning of Yamuna – a life line to Delhi .

TEMA & CMAI fully supports this initiative along with 48,500 members & 74 countries MOU partner worldwide. TEMA is an association of Telecom Equipment Manufacturers and CMAI for Communications, Multimedia, Application and Infrastructure. TEMA & CMAI focus is on the environment and we feel Yamuna Sansad initiative is required to save our environment, to clean the air of Delhi and creating Bio-diversity park along with Yamuna.

Sh. Ravi Sharma, Chairman TEMA said– “The initiative of Yamuna Sansad- ‘Yamuna Bachao Delhi Bachao’ is a movement to involve citizens in protecting and restoring the Yamuna River. By encouraging people for active participation has the real potential to clean Yamuna. Ultimately it’s the conscious and commitment of citizen that makes any city clean and this time they have awaken to clean Yamuna . It is probably for the first time anywhere in the world when One Lac citizen are standing together to save a river – our Ma Yamuna .”
Collective efforts are crucial for the conservation of natural resources and even more for Yamuna River. By working together, individuals, communities, and organizations can make a more significant impact and drive positive change. This can involve raising awareness, implementing sustainable practices, supporting initiatives, and advocating for policies that prioritize the protection and restoration of the Yamuna River.
Remember, the key is to engage and involve as many people as possible to create a larger movement for the preservation of the Yamuna River. Together, we can make a difference and ensure the long-term health and well-being of this important natural resource.”
Prof. NK Goyal, President CMAI and TEMA – “Aao milkar Yamuna bachaye” “Let’s come together and save the Yamuna.” This statement emphasizes the importance of collective action and collaboration in the conservation of the Yamuna River. By joining hands and working together, we can make a greater impact in protecting and restoring the health of the river.
To actively participate in saving the Yamuna River, we can:

Organize Cleanup Drives: Gather a group of like-minded individuals and organize regular clean-up drives along the banks of the Yamuna. Remove trash and pollutants to restore its natural beauty.
Plant Trees and Restore Greenery: Work with local authorities, environmental organizations, and communities to plant trees and restore green cover along the riverbanks. Trees help prevent soil erosion, filter pollutants, and provide habitat for wildlife.
Promote Eco-Friendly Practices: Educate communities and businesses about sustainable and eco-friendly practices. Encourage them to adopt measures that reduce pollution, conserve water, and minimize waste.
Advocate for Policy Changes: Engage with policymakers and local authorities to advocate for stronger regulations and policies to protect the Yamuna River. Raise awareness about the issues it faces and push for stricter enforcement of environmental laws.

Support Environmental Organizations: Contribute your time, resources, or donations to organizations dedicated to the conservation of the Yamuna River. They often undertake research, awareness campaigns, and restoration projects to safeguard the river’s ecosystem.
Engage in Public Awareness Campaigns: Organize awareness campaigns to educate the public about the importance of the Yamuna River and the need for its protection. Use social media, community events, and educational programs to reach a wider audience.
Monitor Water Quality: Collaborate with local authorities and environmental agencies to monitor the water quality of the Yamuna River. Report any signs of pollution or irregularities to ensure timely action.
Support Sustainable Agriculture: Encourage farmers to adopt sustainable agricultural practices that minimize the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Promote organic farming and efficient irrigation techniques to reduce agricultural pollution.
Responsible Tourism: If you visit the Yamuna River as a tourist, respect the environment and local communities. Follow designated paths, avoid littering, and be mindful of the impact your activities can have on the river and its surroundings.
Shri Ravi Shankar Tiwari, Convenor Yamuna Sansad said: “Remember, every individual effort counts, and when we come together as a collective, we can create a significant positive change in preserving and protecting the Yamuna River for future generations.
To address the challenges faced by the Yamuna River, it is essential to adopt integrated approaches that involve government bodies, environmental organizations, local communities, and individuals. This includes measures such as pollution control, wastewater treatment, afforestation, community participation, policy reforms, and public awareness campaigns. By taking immediate action and working together, we can help restore and protect the Yamuna River for current and future generations.”