This is a clear break from the approach of successive governments since 1986 under the earlier Ganga Action Plans. The change is welcome.
According to the census, stretches downstream Varanasi registered 269 dolphins and the 125 km stretch upstream of Fatehpur saw 175 dolphins.
Can we rejuvenate the river without retaining a major portion of its fresh water and ensuring its free flow?
Vinod Tare, a professor at the Indian Institute of Kanpur, led the consortia of seven IITs in preparing the first ‘Ganga river basin management plan 2015’.
Of the record 107 Tamil releases, only 10 turned out to be hits by reaping profits for their producers.
This mobile app will provide a platform for crowd sourcing to monitor pollution in river Ganga and enable decision makers to prioritise interventions.
Vishwa Hindu Parishad is seeking a complete ban on cow slaughter from the NDA government and also asked it not to plan any dam on the Ganga in order to ensure the river’s uninterrupted flow.
The programme has a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore for the next five years.
Chances of the girl’s survival appeared slim as the rescuers had to stop the search operation after the night set in.
“Now we will petition the PM to pursue the case,” said
The researchers studied about one-eighth of the total catchment area called the Upper Ganga Basin.
She said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given her a free hand in cleaning the sacred river.
Tanneries in Kanpur have become a major source of pollution in Ganga.
Ganga ghat in Unnao and our party demands a CBI inquiry into it so that the real facts could come before the people,” Mayawati said.
The court asks government to come up with results that can be ‘objectively verified’.