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Ganga clean up

Ganga rejuvenation: NGT bans plastic from Gomukh to Haridwar

There will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from February 1, the National Green Tribunal directed on Thursday while slapping a penalty

Dec 10, 2015, 23:34 PM IST

Uma Bharti seeks religious leaders' help in keeping Ganga clean

As part of her efforts to make the Ganga rejuvenation programme a mass movement, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday sought cooperation of religious leaders in keeping the river clean.

Mar 12, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Dead bodies in Ganga: Centre seeks report from UP govt

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Jan 14, 2015, 16:15 PM IST

Ganga will be cleaned up in next 5-7 years: Javadekar

The government on Saturday said the Ganga will be cleaned up in the next 5-7 years even as it maintained that it will continue to close down polluting industries if they do not put in place the necessary systems to treat effluents being discharged into the river.

Jan 10, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Ganga cleanup plan start of mission to clean major waterbodies: Prakash Javadekar

The Centre's Ganga clean-up programme was the 'beginning' of the Narendra Modi-led NDA government's mission to clean up major water bodies in India, including southern rivers, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday.

Nov 29, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

PM Modi takes part in clean-up drive at Assi Ghat in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi. He also visited ashram-cum-hospital of spiritual leader Shri Anandamayi Maa in Varanasi.

Nov 08, 2014, 11:56 AM IST

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Sep 03, 2014, 10:15 AM IST

Clean Ganga drive: Toxin sensors to send alerts about effluents level

The Central government has directed to install high-tech sensors at critical points along the Ganga to check the level of discharge of industrial waste into the river from about 700 units.

Aug 22, 2014, 10:21 AM IST

Germany keen to share know-how, funds for Ganges clean-up

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s ambitious initiative to clean up the Ganges has attracted interest from Germany, which is keen on providing its expertise to carry out the multi-billion dollar project.

Aug 03, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

Clean Ganga drive: Centre gives clearance to 6 new sewage treatment plants

Taking a positive step towards cleaning the holy river Ganga, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to rejuvenate it on a priority basis, the Centre has given clearance for six new sewage treatment plants (STPs).

Jul 25, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Amidst growing focus on the Ganga clean-up drive, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to rope-in voluntary contributions of the stalwarts of the India Inc. and the leading Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), to clean rivers such as Ganga and Yamuna by rewarding them with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tax incentives.

Jun 27, 2014, 10:12 AM IST

Ganga rejuvenation roadmap to be prepared in one month

As part of plans for Ganga`s rejuvenation, transport of passengers and goods between Varanasi and Hooghly on the Hindu holy river is being contemplated, an official statement said Friday.

Jun 07, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

Demonstration in Delhi on June18 for Ganga

A group of activists announced that they would hold a demonstration in Jantar Mantar in Delhi on June 18 to demand cleaning up of Ganga river.

Jun 14, 2012, 23:16 PM IST