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Seal Hotels, Industries, Ashrams That Are Polluting Ganga: Uttarakhand High Court

Seal Hotels, Industries, Ashrams That Are Polluting Ganga: Uttarakhand High Court
Ganga Clean-Up News Uttarakhand
Earlier, after the order of the high court, 150 establishments polluting the Ganga had been shut down ...
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National Green Tribunal Directs Centre To Submit A Report On Steps Taken To Clean Ganga In The Stretch Between Gomukh And Unnao

National Green Tribunal Questions Delhi Government On Mechanisms Adopted To Discard Seized Plastic
Delhi News Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand
A bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar also asked all the stakeholders to state the course of action they propose to take in relation to Phase-2 from Kanpur to Uttar Pradesh border ...
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70% Of Uttarakhand Is ODF, But Rest May Take Another Year. Here’s Why

Open Defecation Free: 70% Of Uttarakhand Is ODF, But Rest May Take Another Year. Here’s Why
Swachh Report Card Uttarakhand
In June, the rural areas (70 per cent of the state) were declared open defecation free and now its urban counterpart is striving to attain the title by end of this year ...
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As Biomedical Waste Is Found In Dehradun’s Solid Waste Dumps, An Activist Group Asks The Civic Body To Take Immediate Note

Waste in Dehradun
Uttarakhand Waste Management
Biomedical waste has been found dumped along with municipal solid waste in Dehradun, raising concerns about whether the city is being careless about the government’s biomedical waste disposal rules ...
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India@70 #SwachhIconicPlaces: Here’s How Holy Shrine Of Gangotri Is Raising Cleanliness Standard Under Swachh Iconic Places

Here’s How Holy Shrine Of Gangotri Is Raising Cleanliness Standard Under Swachh Iconic Places
Features Ganga Clean-Up Independence Day Uttarakhand
Situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi, Gangotri in Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand has been named as one of the ten new iconic places in Phase 2 of the Swachh Iconic Places initiative by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Landmarks under this initiative needs to work towards implementing ‘higher standard of swachhta and visitors' amenities. ...
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Open Defecation Free: 4,480 Villages Along Ganga Declared ODF

Villages Along Ganga To Be Open Defecation Free By May
Ganga Clean-Up News Open Defecation Free Uttar Pradesh
The villages declared open defecation free (ODF) under 'Namami Gange' initiative by Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar cover all five Ganga basin states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. ...
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#SwachhHimalayas: ‘Cleanathon Himalaya’ Launched To Clean Three Tributaries Of Ganga

#SwachhHimalayas ‘Cleanathon Himalaya’ Launched To Clean Three Tributaries Of Ganga
Swachh Warriors Uttarakhand
Under the Swachhta Pakhwada, garbage dumped in three tributaries of Ganga in Uttarakhand will be removed ...
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Chronology Of Events Leading To National Green Tribunal’s Landmark Decision On River Ganga

Ganga cleanup
Ganga Clean-Up National Green Tribunal News
The National Green Tribunal in a landmark judgment ruled that 100 metres from the edge of the Ganga from Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Unnao in Uttar Pradesh will be a 'no-development zone' ...
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Toxic Industrial Effluents Intensely Affecting Ganga’s Ecology, Hundreds Of Dead Fish Found Floating In The River Near Shukratal, Uttarakhand

Toxic Industrial Effluents Intensely Affecting Ganga’s Ecology, Hundreds Of Dead Fish Found Floating In The River Near Shukratal, Uttarakhand
News Uttarakhand
Hundreds of dead fishes were found floating in Ganga near Shukratal in Uttarakhand and speculation is that, this might have happened due to toxic industrial effluents in the river discharged by industries ...
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Uttarakhand Government Challenges Human Status Of Ganga, Yamuna, Moves Supreme Court

Uttarakhand Government Challenges Human Status Of Ganga, Yamuna, Moves Supreme Court
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On March 20, the Uttarakhand High Court had granted the status of ‘living human entities’ to India’s largest rivers - Ganga and Yamuna ...
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Women Lead The Way As Rural Uttarakhand Goes Open Defecation Free

Women Lead The Way As Rural Uttarakhand Goes Open Defecation Free
Open Defecation Free Uttarakhand
Director of State Water and Sanitation Mission congratulated the rural women of Uttarakhand in bringing about behavourial change towards defecating in open and helping the state achieve the Open Defecation Free status ...
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Rural Uttarakhand Achieves 100% Toilet Coverage, Declared Open Defecation Free

Rural Uttarakhand Achieves 100% Toilet Coverage, Declared Open Defecation Free
News Open Defecation Free Uttarakhand
Ever since the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, nearly 5,84,000 toilets have been constructed in more than 7,500 villages of Uttarakhand ...
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