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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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Union water resources minister Uma Bharti sets off on tour to monitor progress of Ganga cleaning mission

By : SustainabilityO..., May 26, 2017

A week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the progress of the 'Namaami Gange' programme, the Union water resources minister Uma Bharti on Thursday set off on a tour to monitor the...

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Centre approves 20 projects worth Rs 1,900 crore under ‘Clean Ganga’ mission

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

As part of its ongoing 'Clean Ganga' mission, the Centre has approved 20 additional projects worth nearly Rs 1,900 crore for Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Delhi....

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Green Tribunal Asks UP Government How Funds For Ganga Cleaning Will Be Spent

By : SustainabilityO..., Dec 8, 2016

The National Green Tribunal today took the Uttar Pradesh government and its agencies to task over the cleaning of Ganga and asked them to submit a detailed plan on how they intend to spend money...

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Cabinet gives Clean Ganga Mission power to fine polluters

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 23, 2016

The Union Cabinet has approved changes allowing the National Mission for Clean Ganga to fine those responsible for polluting the river. Earlier this power was vested solely with the Central...

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