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World Bank Steps Up Support For Namami Gange Programme
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World Bank Steps Up Support For Namami Gange Programme

According to a World Bank official, the new projects will be taken up to rejuvenate important tributaries of the Ganga river like Yamuna and Kali ...
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Ganga pollution: Pollution Board asks Uttar Pradesh to take strict action against industrial units, tanneries
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Ganga pollution: Pollution Board asks Uttar Pradesh to take strict action against industrial units, tanneries

During a monitoring exercise done by Central Pollution Control Board, it was found that industrial effluent was still being discharged into four drains in Kanpur despite multiple meetings held last year to stop such polluting activities ...
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Fresh Order On Plastic Ban On Ganga Yatra Route In Uttar Pradesh
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Fresh Order On Plastic Ban On Ganga Yatra Route In Uttar Pradesh

According to an official, the fresh ban has been imposed to ensure that no plastic reaches the river Ganga during the five-day Ganga Yatra being organised in a bid to raise awareness about Ganga cleanup ...
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Under the Namami Gange programme, various activities such as treatment of municipal sewage, treatment of industrial affluent, river surface cleaning, ghats and crematoria work have been taken up
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Namami Gange: Pollution Abatement Projects To Prevent Sewage Flow Into Ganga

Under the Ganga pollution abatement and rehabilitation works, three sewage treatment plants will be set up with funds from the Namami Gange to stop the flow of sewage from West Bengal’s Tolly Nullah into the Hooghly ...
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National Mission For Clean Ganga Holds Special Session On 'Rejuvenation Of River Ganga' During India Water Week
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National Mission For Clean Ganga Holds Special Session On ‘Rejuvenation Of River Ganga’ During India Water Week

Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga said that the government has collaborated with Wildlife Institute of India for cleaning and de-siltation of the wetlands of the river Ganga ...
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World Water Week 2019: Ganga Rejuvenation Efforts To Be Strengthened With Global Experience, Says Jal Shakti Minister
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World Water Week 2019: Ganga Rejuvenation Efforts To Be Strengthened With Global Experience, Says Jal Shakti Minister

Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director-General of National Mission For Clean Ganga (NMCG), participated in World Water Week 2019 between August 25 and August 30 at Stockholm and shared with the forum, the achievements and potential areas of collaboration and investment of the `Namami Gange' mission ...
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Uttar Pradesh’s Hastinapur Observes Tree Plantation Week As Part Of An NMCG Initiative
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4000 Saplings Planted In Uttar Pradesh’s Hastinapur On Tree Plantation Week As Part Of Namami Gange Initiative

The plantation drive, as part of the Namami Gange initiative, saw participation from school children, volunteers and farmers who jointly planted 4,000 saplings ...
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Namami Gange: Several Development Projects Have Been Initiated Under Clean Ganga Fund
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Several Development Projects Have Been Initiated Under Clean Ganga Fund: National Mission for Clean Ganga

To facilitate wider public participation for Namami Gange, Clean Ganga Fund was established for Public Sector Undertakings, NRIs and other individuals to make their contribution for Ganga clean up ...
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National Mission For Clean Ganga Organises Events To Mark World Environment Day
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National Mission For Clean Ganga Organises Events To Mark World Environment Day

National Mission for Clean Ganga organised a national level programme to mark the World Environment Day and also launched a new publication highlighting the work of the Namami Gange Projects ...
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The data has been collected by live monitoring stations in the Ganga basin across the country
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Ganga River Water Unfit For Direct Drinking, Bathing, Says Central Pollution Control Board

River Ganga is considered as the lifeline of India, however the Central Pollution Control Board data reveals that the river water is so polluted that it is unfit for drinking as well as bathing ...
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The CPCB released data of water quality of Ganga at nine inter-state boundaries passing through states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand
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Ganga Polluted With Bacteria Way Beyond The Permissible Limit, Suggests CPCB Data

Faecal coliform bacteria, such as E.coli, are found in excreta that contaminates water through untreated sewerage ...
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Even A Drop Of Pollution In Ganga Is Matter Of Concern, Says National Green Tribunal
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Even A Drop Of Pollution In Ganga Is Matter Of Concern, Says National Green Tribunal

National Green Tribunal directed that the National Mission for Clean Ganga needs to duly demarcate flood plains, set up biodiversity parks and undertake afforestation ...
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