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Ganga Cleanup

Namami Gange: Pollution Abatement Projects To Prevent Sewage Flow Into Ganga

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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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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Ganga Polluted With Bacteria Way Beyond The Permissible Limit, Suggests CPCB Data

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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Faecal coliform bacteria, such as E.coli, are found in excreta that contaminates water through untreated sewerage ...
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26-Year-Old Ganga Activist Aatmabodhanand Breaks 194-Day Fast On Receiving Written Assurance For A Cleaner Ganga

The activist who started the fast by giving up food, also decided to give up water to strengthen his protest in April
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Ascetic Aatmabodhanand’s demand include the passage of the Ganga Act and a ban on deforestation and mining in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand among others, in order to save the holy river of Ganga ...
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PM Modi Awarded Seoul Peace Prize, Donates Prize Money To Namami Gange Fund

PM Modi Awarded Seoul Peace Prize, Donates Prize Money To Namami Gange Fund
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi donates monetary award of $200,000 (Rs. 1 crore 30 lakh) to the Namami Gange fund to clean river Ganga ...
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No Dearth Of Funds For Namami Gange: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

No Dearth Of Funds For Namami Gange: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
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The Union Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari also sought individual monetary contributions from people for Namami Gange and assured that their contribution will be credited straight into the Namami Gange accounts ...
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Ganga Rejuvenation: Varanasi To Have Zero Sewer Discharge In Ganga By November

Ganga Rejuvenation: Varanasi To Have Zero Sewer Discharge In Ganga By November
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The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has taken up several projects in Varanasi since 2015 for the treatment of sewer water that have been so far directly emptying into the river ganga, these include setting up of three sewage treatment plants (STP), regular cleaning of 84 ghats, repair of ghats, and removal of floating garbage in the river ...
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Kumbh 2019: This Is How Ganga Is Being Kept Clean During The Kumbh Mela

Kumbh 2019: This Is How Ganga Is Being Kept Clean During The Kumbh Mela
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To ensure clean Ganga water for the devotees visiting the Kumbh from various parts of the world, the Ganga Pollution Control Unit, the Jal Board and the State Mission for Clean Ganga of Uttar Pradesh have taken up various measures to treat the wastewater emptying into the river ...
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254 Projects Sanctioned For Ganga Rejuvenation; Major Changes In 2019: Nitin Gadkari

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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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Ganga Cleanup: 10 Projects Worth Rs. 1,573 Crore Approved For Cleaning Ganga

Ganga Cleanup: 10 Projects Worth Rs. 1,573 Crore Approved For Cleaning Ganga
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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

Ganga Clean Up: A Task Force Helps Clean The River In Pryagraj
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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

‘A Dentist Cannot Cure A Heart Ailment,’ Says Waterman Of India On Handling Of Ganga’s Problems
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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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‘Mission Gange’ Removes 55 Tons Of Waste: Bachendri Pal

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A 40-member rafting team, including 20 women, led by Bachendri Pal removed 55 tons of waste from Ganga, and successfully achieved their objective of spreading awareness about waste management ...
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