Union Minister Uma Bharti on Sunday asserted that the Centre was committed to cleaning up Ganga within three years even as she voiced dismay over the extent of pollution after an inspection here saying the people were getting only "effluents" and not "Ganga jal" from the river.
Union Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday slammed the opposition for not allowing her to speak in Lok Sabha on the issue of rejuvenation of Ganga and give details of the project due to disruptions in the House over alleged forced reconversion in Agra.
Ganges is the most polluted river in the world, carrying thousands of tonnes of rubbish, toxins,industrial waste and dead bodies. Uma Bharti through her schemes and laws has promised to rejuvenate the life of this holy river.
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday sought the co-operation of state governments for implementing the NDA government's ambitious project of Inter-Linking of Rivers (ILR) in the country.
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati Friday announced setting up of 'Ganga Guard Corps' to prevent people from polluting the river Ganges and said the work to clean Ganga would begin in next 45 days.
Flagging off off the 'Run for Unity' on 139th birth anniversary of the first Home Minister of the country, PM Modi said Sardar Patel’s life was a journey of “service to the motherland” and he was “truly the architect of modern India”.
With the Government actively looking for ways to check pollution in river Ganga, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said immersion of mortal remains would not be allowed on the banks of the holy river.
Puri Shankaracharya Nischalanand Saraswati on Saturday said the Ganga rejuvenation programme was a commendable initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but to make it clean Tehri dam should be removed.