Ganga River Pollution

Ganga River Pollution

Central Pollution Control Board Directs Four State Pollution Control Boards To Crackdown On Industrial Units Polluting Ganga

Central Pollution Control Board Directs Four State Pollution Control Boards To Crackdown On Industrial Units Polluting Ganga
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The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has directed chairmen of the Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, and Bihar pollution control boards, to inspect industrial units polluting Ganga and submit a report within 15 days ...
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Immediate Need To Frame Policy For River Basin Management, Treated Wastewater Reuse: National Mission for Clean Ganga

Immediate Need To Frame Policy For River Basin Management, Treated Wastewater Reuse: National Mission for Clean Ganga
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During a roundtable discussion on 'Treated Wastewater Reuse Policies and Approaches in India and the European Union-A Comparative Assessment', the NMCG director stressed on the necessity for river basin management and treated wastewater reuse ...
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4000 Saplings Planted In Uttar Pradesh’s Hastinapur On Tree Plantation Week As Part Of Namami Gange Initiative

Uttar Pradesh’s Hastinapur Observes Tree Plantation Week As Part Of An NMCG Initiative
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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 Sanitation Drive To Place Dustbins Everywhere And Collect Garbage Regularly In Over 4,000 Ganga Basin Villages

Namami Gange: Massive Rural Sanitation Drive Organised By National Mission for Clean Ganga
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Villages on the Ganga river basin are a part of the massive sanitation drive, launched with the aim to prevent waste flowing into the holy river ...
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Several Development Projects Have Been Initiated Under Clean Ganga Fund: National Mission for Clean Ganga

Namami Gange: Several Development Projects Have Been Initiated Under Clean Ganga Fund
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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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Narmada, Yamuna, Mahanadi, Among Other Rivers Will Be Cleaned On The Lines Of Ganga, Says President

Narmada, Yamuna, Mahanadi, Among Other Rivers Will Be Cleaned On The Lines Of Ganga, Says President
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President Ram Nath Kovind has ensured that the Central government is fully committed to ensuring an uninterrupted flow of river Ganga and making it pollution-free, along with other rivers of India ...
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Central Pollution Control Board Pulls Up Authorities Over Industrial Waste In Ganga In Kanpur-Fatehpur Stretch

Central Pollution Control Board Pulls Up Authorities Over Industrial Waste In Ganga In Kanpur-Fatehpur Stretch
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Central Pollution Control Board Chairman S P S Parihar directed the authorities to take immediate action to effectively control all polluting sources responsible for pollution in the Ganga river from Bithoor to Fatehpur stretch ...
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Ganga River Water Unfit For Direct Drinking, Bathing, Says Central Pollution Control Board

The data has been collected by live monitoring stations in the Ganga basin across the country
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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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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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National Geographic Society To Launch Expedition To Study Plastic Pollution In River Ganga

The socio-economic team will survey local communities along the expedition route to better understand awareness and perceptions of plastic pollution
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The expedition will be carried out by a team of 15 scientists and engineers, co-led by National Geographic Fellows who will work with international partners to provide science-based, actionable information to help combat the plastic pollution in Ganga ...
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Ganga Rejuvenation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Various Namami Gange Projects

Ganga Rejuvenation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Various Namami Gange Projects
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for multiple projects including sewage treatment and management plants, crematoria development, bio-remediation of drains, river surface cleaning on Friday to expedite the process of cleaning the Ganga River ...
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