Every drop of pollution in Ganga is a matter of concern’

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rebuked the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) for its lackadaisical approach towards preventing the pollution in River Ganga. NGT has voiced dissatisfaction over NMCG for not providing precise information about the status of rejuvenation projects planned and executed between Kanpur to Ganga Sagar. NMCG is the implementation wing… Continue reading Every drop of pollution in Ganga is a matter of concern’

Only 10 of 100 Ganga sewage projects completed

According to a report on the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) website, only 10 of the 100 sewage infrastructure projects commissioned after 2015 under the Namami Gange mission have been finished. The report has noted that the majority of the projects completed were those commissioned before the Namami Gange. The projects were under programmes… Continue reading Only 10 of 100 Ganga sewage projects completed

Namami Gange gets global recognition at world summit

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has been awarded the distinction of Public Water Agency of the Year at the Global Water Awards in London,UK. The Global Water Awards are presented at the Global Water Summit.It is the major business conference for the water industry worldwide. The awards recognise excellence across the international water… Continue reading Namami Gange gets global recognition at world summit

Ganga pollution rise claim unscientific

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has rejected the claims of Sankat Mochan Foundation, a Varanasi based registered society committed to clean River Ganga. The society had reported substantial increase in level of pollutants in Ganga. NMCG is the implementation wing of the National Ganga Council.  It was registered as a under the Societies… Continue reading Ganga pollution rise claim unscientific

Clean Ganga projects to be completed in 2020: Nitin Gadkari

The Water Resource Minister has said that all ongoing Ganga rejuvenation under Namami Gange would be completed by March 2020. He has also urged people to contribute to the Clean Ganga Fund. Launched in 2015, the Namami Gange programme is an Integrated Conservation Mission which seeks to achieve effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation… Continue reading Clean Ganga projects to be completed in 2020: Nitin Gadkari

PM gives Seoul prize money to Ganga fund

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has donated the prize amount received as part of Seoul Peace Prize to Namami Gange Fund. Prime Minister Modi, is the 14th recipient of the award, first for an Indian. He has been awarded the prize in recognition of his service to international cooperation, global growth and human development. The Seoul… Continue reading PM gives Seoul prize money to Ganga fund