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Israel Extends Support For ‘Namami Gange’ Ahead Of Modi’s State Visit

By : SustainabilityO..., May 19, 2017

Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon met Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on Monday and extended support to the ambitious ‘Namami Gange’ project, aimed at cleaning...

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NGT to inspect Ganga pollution itself

By : SustainabilityO..., May 3, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday decided to itself inspect the most polluted stretch of Ganga river, between Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh — to get the clear...

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NGT shuts 13 polluting industries along Ganga channel

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 27, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed 13 polluting industries situated along tributary or major drain of the Ganga river to be shut down.

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Uma Bharati reaches out to NGT over Mission Ganga

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 26, 2017

With the National Green Tribunal slamming the Centre every few days over the poor progress on Ganga clean-up, the Uma Bharati led National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) is learnt to be making a...

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'Zero liquid discharge' to accomplish National Mission for Clean Ganga: Uma Bharti

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 19, 2017

Speaking on the mission of National Mission for Clean Ganga, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday asserted that Uttar Pradesh Government and the Centre decided to work on zero liquid discharge...

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700 million litres of waste dumped each day: CPCB

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 7, 2017

In the key stretch of Ganga, between Haridwar and Kanpur, 30 drains are directly discharging 701 million litres/day (MLD) of waste water in the Ganga, a recent report of the Central Pollution...

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Namami Gange project in a shambles, Narendra Modi intervenes

By : SustainabilityO..., Apr 6, 2017

India's $3 billion plan to clean the holy Ganga river is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene,...

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Shut units polluting Ganga: Uttarakhand High Court

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 31, 2017

Uttarakhand high court on Thursday ordered the Uttarakhand Environment Protection & Pollution Control Board (UEPPCB) to "close down all hotels, ashrams and industries which are polluting the...

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Government to crack the whip on 1,000 polluting industries along Ganga

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 21, 2017

The government has decided to crack the whip on 1,000 industrial units across five states along the Ganga that are continuing to empty untreated waste into the river.

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Ganga cleaning: NGT warns officials against passing the buck

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slapped a Rs 50,000 fine on a scientist from the Environment Ministry but withdrew it later, warning officials against passing the buck on matters...

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