“Ganga Will Be Completely Clean By 2020,” Says Nitin Gadkari | NDTV

Union minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope in Mumbai today that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its rejuvenation programme was in progress. He said most of the 221 projects under the Namami Gange Mission worth Rs. 22,238 crore are at advanced stages of completion. “Considering the pace at More...

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By Editor On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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New Ganga ghat to take pilgrim pressure off Har-Ki-Pauri during mega festivals | Hindustan Times

Hundreds of pilgrims will be able to take Ganga dip at a time after a bigger ghat, now under construction, is ready, taking pressure off Har-Ki-Pauri in Haridwar. Under the Namami Gange plan of the National Mission More...

By Editor On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Ganga will be clean by 2020 till Haridwar, says Uttarakhand CM | Hindustan Times

Despite the sluggish work of cleaning the Ganga under Namami Gange project in Uttarakhand, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat claimed on Sunday that the river will be clean till Haridwar by 2020. “All drains More...

By Editor On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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NMCG approves 5 Namami Gange projects in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal | India Today

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 5 Namame Gange projects in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal. The project is worth Rs 295.01 crores! Highlights: Three out of the five projects More...

By Editor On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Uttarakhand to ink MoU with Germany for Ganga clean up | Hindustan Times

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand will get technical expertise and loan assistance from Germany to clean the Ganga, for which both sides are likely to sign an agreement by December end, water resource minister Prakash Pant More...

By Editor On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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Is the mighty Ganga drying up? | The Hindu

The Ganga that has nourished the Indian civilisation for centuries has recorded a historically low inflow in its lower reaches this year, going by the evidence on the ground. The inflow at the Farakka barrage in More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Clean Ganga: NGT bans dumping of waste within 500 metres, orders UP to shift tanneries | India Today

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today banned the dumping of any waste within 500 metres of the Ganga. It has also declared the river’s stretch between Uttarakhand’s Haridwar to Uttar Pradesh’s More...

By Editor On Friday, July 7th, 2017
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Hundreds of fish found dead in Ganga near UP temple town | PTI

Hundreds of dead fish were found floating in the Ganga near the temple town of Shukratal, prompting Union minister Sanjeev Balyan to visit the area and demand a probe, police said today. The fish, which were found More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Rejuvenate Asi to save Ganga, scientist to CM | Times of India

VARANASI: Noted environment scientist and expert member of UP State Ganga Samiti B D Tripathi has written to chief minister Aditya Nath Yogi demanding rejuvenation of Asi river to check pollution in the Ganga. Tripathi More...

By Editor On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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After Ganga declared ‘living entity’, strict punishment in store for those hurting it | TNIE

NEW DELHI:  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 a stringent More...