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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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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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