'Swachh Ganga Abhiyan' plays key role in generating employment opportunities: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday said that 'Swachh Ganga Abhiyan' has an important role in creating employment opportunities which in turn will boost country's economy.

PM Modi is dynamic and dashing: Uma Bharti

 Union Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling him a "dynamic and dashing" personality.

BJP top leaders review progress in 'Namami Gange' project

Top BJP leaders Tuesday reviewed the progress in the 'Namami Gange' project to which government has allotted a whopping Rs 20,000 crore.

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No nod for dams that hinder environmental flow of rivers: Uma Bharti

The Central Water Commission (CWC) has been directed not to give permission for dam projects that hinder environmental flow of rivers, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said.

Mobile app to aid Clean Ganga Mission

The Centre Tuesday launched a mobile application, where the public can upload pictures of pollution sources of the Ganga river for further action by the authorities concerned.

Jagan urges Uma Bharti to intervene in lift irrigation project issue

YSR Congress party chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy on Sunday urged the Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti to intervene in the issue of lift irrigation project proposed by Telangana Government.

Govt to take steps to facilitate WH status for Assam island

Centre will take all possible steps to expedite the proposal of World Heritage site status for Majuli island located in Brahmaputra river in Assam, Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Friday.

NMCG, NYKS sign deal to raise Ganga volunteer corps

With an aim to raise Ganga Volunteer Corps, which would be involved in various activities associated with cleaning river Ganga, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) Monday signed an MoU for a period of five years.

MP releases water of Bansagar dam to UP following central intervention

 Ending days of stand-off, Madhya Pradesh government has released water from Bansagar dam to Uttar Pradesh following the intervention of the Centre.

PM Narendra Modi is 'messiah' Indians had been waiting for thousand years: Uma Bharti

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "messiah Indians had been waiting for to appear for a thousand years" who has solution to all their problems.

Will seek Murli Manohar Joshi's views on cleaning Ganga: Uma Bharti

 Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday said she would seek Murli Manohar Joshi's views to remove shortcomings in the 'Namami Gange' programme after he questioned the project and asserted that it would be completed within two years.

Uttarakhand: Rawat refutes BJP allegations about non-cooperation from state

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday refuted allegations by some BJP leaders that ambitious centrally sponsored schemes related to Ganga were not progressing at the desired pace due to non-cooperation of the state government.

Reduced water level in Yamuna is govt's main concern: Uma Bharti

Terming the reduced water level in Yamuna as the "main" concern, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Monday said the government wants to develop it in a way that farmers get adequate water for irrigation while continuous flow in the river is maintained.

Tripartite meet on Bansagar dam water fails to make headway

A tripartite meeting convened by the Centre to resolve disputes between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh governments over release of water from Bansagar dam on Thursday failed to make headway as several outstanding issues could not be sorted out.

Uma Bharti meets UP, MP CMs on Bansagar Dam issue

Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti met the chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday to discuss the issue of supply of water to Uttar Pradesh from the Bansagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh.

Uma Bharti inspects drains leading into River Ganga

 Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti inspected twelve major drains falling into river Ganga near Haridwar and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

Centre calls meeting of UP, MP CMs to resolve water issue

In a bid to resolve the dispute between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh over releasing water from Bansagar Dam, the Centre has convened a meeting of the chief ministers of the two states here on Thursday.

Uma Bharti to spend 3-4 days a week on banks of Ganga

To ensure effective implementation of the first phase of Ganga rehabilitation programme, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said she has decided to spend 3-4 days a week on the banks of the river to keep a tab on the drains flowing into it.

Govt may consider law to restrict use of river, ground water for drinking: Uma Bharti

Government may consider bringing in a legislation to restrict usage of river and ground water for drinking purpose while treated and rainwater could be used