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Experts stress on biodiversity conservation to keep Ganga clean

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature jointly organised a one day workshop on the occasion of "The International Day for Biological...

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CSR and Relief Support: Forward Thinking

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

It has been a year of rains, floods and devastation in most parts of India – North to South and West to East. In 2018, July has witnessed floods in the state of Gujarat and flash floods in Jammu...

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IWAI launches outreach programme in UP to promote Ganga waterway

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 20, 2018

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has set out a massive public outreach initiative along river Ganga on National Waterway-1 to ...

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Centre determined to clean Ganga, Yamuna before 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2018

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government was determined to clean the Ganga and Yamuna before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and claimed that 80 ...

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March 2019 deadline for cleaning Ganga, improving water quality: Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2018

Ahead of next years’s Lok Sabha elections, the Centre has set March 2019 as the new deadline to clean river Ganga, and ensure a “70 to 80 percent” improvement in its water quality. Union Water...

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CAG slams Modi's slow Ganges clean-up

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2018

India has spent less than a quarter of the funds available for a programme to clean up the Ganges river over the last two years, a federal audit has found, citing lapses in planning and...

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Cabinet reshuffle: Nitin Gadkari given additional charge of water resources ministry to expedite Clean Ganga Mission

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

India on Thursday reminded rich nations of their pre-2020 climate goals with business leaders and ministers from different countries assembling here to discuss how private businesses can work together with governments to achieve the goal under Paris Agreement beyond 2020. ...

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Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through...

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Clarify stand on Ganga encroachments, National Green Tribunal tells Centre and others

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 16, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Centre and other stakeholders to clarify their stand on demarcation and encroachments on the floodplains of the Ganga from Haridwar to Unnao....

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National Mission for Clean Ganga clears Rs.1900 crore for Namami Gange Programme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 6, 2017

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) approved projects worth Rs.1,900 crore on Monday for the creation of sewage treatment infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Delhi under the...

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