Ganga basin

20000 youths in Ganga basin states to be trained, deployed as 'Swachhta Doots'

As many as 20,000 youths in Ganga basin states will be trained and deployed as 'Swachhta Doots' in about 2,336 villages along the river to spread message of keeping the river clean among the local dwellers and visitors.

Jan 18, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Panel on environmental flow in Ganga basin to meet for consensus

Panel on environmental flow in Ganga basin to meet for consensus

A three-member panel constituted by the Centre to decide the environmental flow in the Ganga basin which gave varying opinions over the quantity and quality of water to be maintained in Yamuna, is likely to meet this week to arrive at a consensus.

Apr 05, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

Panel on Yamuna 'E-flow': Centre calls for consensus among members

 Differences of opinion among the members of a panel set up to decide on the 'Environmental Flow' in Yamuna river has forced the Ministry of Water Resources to ask them to arrive at a consensus so that their report can be submitted to another body set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Apr 02, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

WB report lauds Bengal for devt in Ganga basin

Critics of the Left Front in West
Bengal may have blamed its 34-year rule for underdevelopment
there, but a World Bank report has commended the state for
growth and poverty reduction in the Ganga basin.

Jun 19, 2011, 12:40 PM IST