7th National Conference for RWAs opens in National Capital with an aim of ‘Saving Water’

Vishal Malhota / Rahul Kumar Jha

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New Delhi (16/11/2019): The 7th National Conference for RWAs kicked off in Delhi today, this year the conference focused on swachhata, solid waste disposal, single brand plastic, water conservation, encroachment-free footpaths among other such issues.

The Confederation of RWAs (CoRWA) is a PAN India RWA Apex Body that was founded in 2012 at Hyderabad and ever since its inception has made rapid strides in playing a key role in spreading the RWA Mission across the length and breadth of the country.

From the First National Conference of RWAs (1st NCRWA-2012) held in Hyderabad in November, 2012 to the one that kicked off today in the National Capital, the 7th National Conference for RWAs, CoRWA made its impact felt in almost all major cities of the country and is able to bring together all like-minded people to a common platform every year to discuss and deliberate on several issues of civic life.

CoRWA transformed RWAs to a policy making Body in major issues like solid-waste management, RERA Act implementation, RTI, Housing Society problems, Pollution, and other issues of urban environment.

This year, the conference was also accompanied by new friendly working groups like URJA, United Residents, and many other such groups.

Rashtriya Sainik Sabha’s National President Colonel T.P. Tyagi hosted the conference.

The session was also graced by BJP leader Vijay Goel who while talking to Ten News said, “RWA is one of the most hardworking community and they always move ahead with heavy workloads!”

RWAs journey of coming together at National level started when Dr Rao VBJ Chelikani, President, United Federation of Resident Welfare Associations (U-FERWAS) in the year 2012 proposed first National RWAs Conference to bring prominent RWAs across the country on to a platform to discuss issues & to showcase the success stories.

During that Conference everyone felt and endorsed the idea to have an organisation at National level to take forward the RWA movement.

Apart from National Conferences, CoRWA organised a National level meet on ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ in association with Confederation Of NCR Resident Welfare Associations, AOA Federation Ghaziabad, supported by Ministry Of Urban Development, Government Of India held Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi back in 2015.

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