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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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7 years in jail, Rs 100 cr fine for offences on Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

Robbery, cheating, causing grievous hurt and attempt to commit culpable homicide are all punishable by up to seven years in prison. Now add one more crime to that list that may soon attract such...

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Meerut distilleries near Ganga get NGT warning for pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains joining river Kali East and strictly comply with environmental norms. A bench headed by...

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Godavari cleared of 160 tonne waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 5, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) in association with around 600 non-government organisations (NGOs) conducted a drive to clean river Godavari in the city ahead of the World Environment Day...

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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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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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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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NGT announces Rs. 1 lakh fine for dumping e-waste around Ramganga

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2017

With an aim to save river Ganga and its tributaries from e-waste dumping by several illegal industries mostly around Moradabad, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday announced Rs. one...

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Nashik Municipal Corporation sets up cell to curb Godavari river pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up a special cell to check the rising pollution levels of river Godavari. NMC commissioner Abhishek Krishna on Saturday had undertaken round on the...

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NGT asks for report on waste water reaching the Yamuna

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked for an analytical report on effluent samples of sewage treatment plants (STPs) at Delhi Gate and Okhla to monitor cleaning of waste water reaching the...

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