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Yogi Adityanath government's big step to save river Ganga - Kanpur tanneries may be shifted soon!

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, known for taking big and bold steps, is likely to take another big decision to save river Ganga.

Apr 16, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

NGT allows tanneries in Kanpur to operate for a trial run

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday allowed the closed down tanneries situated on the banks of river Ganga at Kanpur to operate on a trial basis for 19 days in June during which their effluent levels will be checked by a team of experts.

May 26, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

Ganga pollution: Closure process starts for 98 tanneries

Cracking down on polluting tanneries ,Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board today initiated the process of closing 98 such factories in Kanpur, which were allegedly releasing toxic effluents in River Ganga, by cutting electricity supply to them.

Feb 01, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Magh Mela: No leather cleaning in tanneries 3 days before holy dip

Tanneries here have been asked by the authorities to stop leather cleaning three days before people take the holy dip in the Ganga during the Magh Mela to keep the river clean for the pilgrims.

Jan 08, 2014, 17:17 PM IST

Crisis of labour hits tanneries following Kumbh ban

Owners of tanneries are now complaining that labourers who have stayed back are demanding exorbitant wages for their services.

Feb 16, 2013, 17:41 PM IST

Kumbh ban: Tanneries facing huge losses

Over 400 tanneries have been ordered shut to ensure that Ganga river stays pollution free for the Maha Kumbh Mela.

Jan 18, 2013, 16:18 PM IST

Water from tanneries must not flow into Ganga even after treatment: HC

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday
directed Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that polluted
water discharged from tanneries in Kanpur did not flow into
the river Ganges even after being treated at sewage treatment

Dec 08, 2010, 22:17 PM IST