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254 projects sanctioned for Ganga rejuvenation; major changes in 2019: Nitin Gadkari

The Union Minister noted that experts had recommended that 'aviralta' (continuous flow) was a "crucial issue" for the river and the Centre has notified the minimum environmental flows for River Ganga that has to be maintained at various locations on the river ...
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National Green Tribunal Appoints Former HC Judge U C Dhyani To Monitor Ganga Cleaning

According to the National Green Tribunal the water of the Ganga, between Haridwar and Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, is unfit for drinking and bathing, and has directed NMCG to install display boards at a gap of 100 kilometres, indicating whether the water was fit for bathing or drinking ...
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Namami Gange: International Workshop On River Basin Management Held In New Delhi

The workshop brought together around 60 representatives from various large river basins and River Basin Organisations around the world, including India, as well as of key authorities in the Ganga River Basin ...
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Ganga Cleanup: 10 Projects Worth Rs. 1,573 Crore Approved For Cleaning Ganga
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Ganga Cleanup: 10 Projects Worth Rs. 1,573 Crore Approved For Cleaning Ganga

New Delhi: The executive committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 10 projects worth Rs 1,573.28 crore, of which more than half the amount ...
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Ganga Clean Up: A Task Force Helps Clean The River In Pryagraj
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Ganga Clean Up: A Task Force Helps Clean The River In Pryagraj

A 'Ganga Task Force' comprising specially-trained personnel of 137 Composite Eco-Task Force (CETF) battalion of the Territorial Army carry out cleaning activities at the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj (Allahabad) to educate and create awareness among the masses about keeping the Ganga clean ...
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‘A Dentist Cannot Cure A Heart Ailment,’ Says Waterman Of India On Handling Of Ganga’s Problems
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‘A Dentist Cannot Cure A Heart Ailment,’ Says Waterman Of India On Handling Of Ganga’s Problems

Dr. Rajendra Singh, the waterman of India, is leading a ‘Ganga Sadhbhavna March’ that started on September 29 from Haridwar with an aim to spread awareness about reviving water sources, rivers in water scarce and drought-prone areas, need for water literacy and what ails the Ganga ...
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Environmentalists Promise To Take Forward GD Agarwal’s Fight To Save Ganga 

After the demise of GD Agarwal, environmental activists say they would continue spreading the message of 'Save Ganga' crusader ...
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Veteran Conservationist And Ganga Crusader, Swami Gyanswaroop Sanand Dies During Fast-Unto-Death To Save Ganga
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Veteran Conservationist And Ganga Crusader, Swami Gyanswaroop Sanand Dies During Fast-Unto-Death To Save Ganga

The 86 year old former Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur professor, Gurudas Agarwal also known as Sant Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand, who was on a fast unto death since June 22 to put pressure on the government to take some concrete steps to clean up Ganga, died after a heart attack at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand on Thursday ...
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Bachendri Pal, India’s First Woman Everester, Will Lead A Month-Long Rafting Expedition To Clean The Ganga
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Bachendri Pal, India’s First Woman Everester, Will Lead A Month-Long Rafting Expedition To Clean The Ganga

A 40-member rafting team, including 20 women, led by Bachendri Pal will start the expedition from Haridwar on October 5, with the objective of cleaning river Ganga and spreading awareness about waste management ...
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Delhi Pollution Control Committee Accuses Civic Bodies Of Granting Licenses To Industrial Units Flouting Norms
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Ganga Pollution: National Green Tribunal Directs Closure Of Five Kanpur-Based Tanneries

The NGT said none of the five tanneries procured a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the Central Ground Water Authority and are polluting Ganga by discharging effluents ...
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A Draft Bill for Ganga Protection has suggested fines for polluters
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Draft Bill For Protection Of Ganga Suggests Fines For Polluters And An Armed Force With Powers To Arrest

The draft bill, which has been circulated to different ministries for consultation, envisages constitution of National Ganga Council and a National Ganga Rejuvenation Authority to enforce the law ...
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Germany will provide a loan worth Euro 120 million for Clean Ganga mission
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Germany To Provide Euro 120 Million Soft Loan For Clean Ganga Mission

The Euro 120 million soft loan will help strengthen sewage water treatment infrastructure in Uttarakhand ...
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