Namami Gange

Taking forward concept of ‘Nirmal and Aviral Ganga’ of PM Modi, CM Yogi has linked Ganga cleanliness campaign with children. This initiative will not only enhance the knowledge of children but will also give a new momentum to Ganga cleanliness.

The first action was taken in Varanasi where Ramana STP was found not to be operating at the fixed parameters. It was found that the quality of sewage disposal was not up to the mark and after completion of the probe, the Namami Gange department has slapped a fine of Rs 3 crore on the company.

PM Modi to inaugurate 6 projects in Uttarakhand: These projects may prove to be gamechanger move in Clean Ganga initiative as Haridwar-Rishikesh zone contributes about 80% waste water load into the River Ganga.

A World Bank-funded National Ganga River Basin Project (Ganga -I) for an amount of USD600 million (Rs 4,535 crore) is currently ongoing and is approved up to December 31, 2021 for funding infrastructure projects of pollution abatement in the river Ganga.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired the first meeting of the National Council for Ganga and reviewed the...