Union Environment Minister Inaugurates The Ganga Connect Exhibition At Glasgow Amidst COP-26

What is the News?

The Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Labour & Employment has inaugurated the Ganga Connect exhibition at the City of Glasgow College amid the COP26 meeting.

What is the Ganga Connect exhibition?

Ganga Connect Exhibition is an effort to present the level of development in the Ganga river basin to the global community of environmental stakeholders who have gathered in Glasgow for the United Nations (UN) Conference of the Parties (COP-26) meeting.

Organized by: National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), c-Ganga and the High Commission of India.

Coverage of Exhibition: Ganga Connect Exhibition has started in Glasgow. It will run through various cities in the UK including Cardiff, Birmingham, Oxford and will finally end in London.

What is cGanga?

Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) was established at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) in 2016. 

Purpose: The Centre is a Centre of Excellence for data collection,  the creation and dissemination of knowledge and information for the sustainable development of the Ganga River Basin. 

The centre acts in the capacity of a comprehensive think-tank to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG).

Source: This post is based on the articleUnion Environment Minister Inaugurates The Ganga Connect Exhibition At Glasgow Amidst COP-26 published in PIB on 9th November 2021.

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