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National Mission for Clean Ganga

RIL partners with NMCG for Namami Gange Programme

More than 50 million JioPhone users will now be able to enjoy the Ganga Anthem, in addition to the other features of the application.

Feb 08, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Govt approves turtle sanctuary in Allahabad

The sustenance of more than 2000 aquatic species in the Ganga exemplifies the rich biodiversity of the river, lifeline to over 40 per cent of the country's population.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

Uma Bharti inspects Kolkata ghats

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Friday inspected the ghats along the Ganga river here as part of her 15-day trip across five states to assess the execution of the central government`s `Namami Gange` (National Mission for Clean Ganga) programme.

May 26, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

NGT uneveils stage-wise plan for Ganga rejuvenation

The green panel said it intended to take the issue of rejuvenation of Ganga stage-wise to clean up the 2,500 km stretch of the river spanning several northern and eastern states.

Oct 06, 2015, 23:05 PM IST

Aircraft likely to be used for mapping the Ganga

Fitted with powerful cameras, Special Purpose Aircraft may soon fly over the Ganga to survey the river as it courses through five states for a geospatial mapping of its basin to rid it of pollution and encroachment.

Aug 16, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

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.

Jun 29, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

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.

Jun 23, 2015, 21:51 PM IST

West Bengal set for Gangetic dolphin census

 The West Bengal forest department is all set to conduct a state-wide census of the endangered Gangetic dolphins and is awaiting the release of central funds, an official said Monday.

Dec 29, 2014, 15:08 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