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Government may miss December 2020 deadline to clean Ganga river, says parliamentary panel

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

A parliamentary panel on Thursday expressed apprehension that due to slow pace of work, the government may miss the deadline of making river Ganga clean by 2020.

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Govt approves 10 Namami Gange projects worth Rs 2,033 cr

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 10 projects in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh worth about Rs 2,033 crore, the Centre said today.

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Now, industries polluting Ganga under live monitoring

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 6, 2017

Over the past two weeks, close to 3,750 SMSes and e-mail alerts have been issued to industries generating more than the permissible limit of pollutants in the Ganga basin. 

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and the Netherlands for bilateral Cooperation in the field of water resources management

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 23, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga...

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PM to states: Follow Madhya Pradesh to breathe life into rivers

By : SustainabilityO..., May 16, 2017

PM Narendra Modi praised Madhya Pradesh on Monday for turning the conservation of its "lifeline", the Narmada, into a "mass movement", and urged other states to follow its example in their own...

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Mayors to go to Malaysia for a Capacity Building Initiative on Citywide Sanitation for Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in the Ganga Basin

By : SustainabilityO..., Jan 24, 2017

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) in partnership of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), Ministry of Urban Development and National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Water Resources...

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Green Court Forms Panel To Check Sewage Joining Ganga Through Drains

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 20, 2016

The Ganga rejuvenation project, which is of national importance, is being carried out by officials "who do not know" how many drains are polluting the river, the National Green Tribunal lamented...

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NGT bars UP govt from spending on projects along Ganga

By : SustainabilityO..., Oct 19, 2016

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday rapped Uttar Pradesh government for wasting crores of rupees of public money on Ganga rejuvenation and restrained it from spending on any major project except...

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Centre creates a new body under PM's chairmanship to carry out its clean Ganga mission

By : SustainabilityO..., Sep 22, 2016

Giving more teeth to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) — a central agency which is involved with implementation of the ongoing Ganga rejuvenation programmes, the government on...

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