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Clean Ganga Project


Meeting held for plan to increase Ganges dolphin population by 2030

October 06, 2019 4:51 am

Today, the total population of the Gangetic Dolphin stands between 2,500-3,000, of which, more than 80% inhabit the Ganga and its tributaries.

Nitin Gadkari: Not in race for PM's post; Ganga will be cleaner in 13 months

March 01, 2019 3:04 pm

Nitin Gadkari said instead of asking for jobs, one should provide them. Calling himself a workaholic, Gadkari said he always focuses on the job at hand.

All Clean Ganga projects to be finished in next 13 months: Nitin Gadkari

February 28, 2019 4:51 am

Actual progress on this front has been made only in the last four years under the Narendra Modi government, Jaitley, speaking at a Clean Ganga event along with Gadkari, said.

Waste and water

January 11, 2019 9:40 am

A study reveals that garbage dumping remains an intractable problem, raises questions about the Clean Ganga Mission

Cleaner air, Ganga, dam safety, Rules: What will matter in 2019, and why

January 03, 2019 6:54 am

Climate change-driven events like Kerala floods underline need for greater focus on environment.

Mother Ganga, Father Rhine

November 29, 2018 12:12 am

Indo-German development cooperation has deepened over six decades.

PMO received GD Agrawal’s letters on Ganga, but did not take action: RTI

November 20, 2018 8:52 pm

Agrawal had written letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 24, and again on June 13 and June 23, requesting steps to be taken towards a clean and free-flowing Ganga.

'Nirmal' Ganga: Government plans to finish 200 projects for ghats, crematoria by March 2019, says Nitin Gadkari

October 21, 2018 12:50 pm

The government had in May 2015 approved Rs 20,000 crore under its ambitious 'Namami Gange' - integrated Ganga integrated Ganga conservation mission - programme for five years.

Territorial Army battalion of ex-Armymen to clean Ganga

January 09, 2018 2:00 am

This battalion will be raised in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, next month as a Composite Ecological Task Force (CETF) battalion of TA for National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG).

NGT directs Centre to submit report on steps to clean Ganga

October 15, 2017 2:30 pm

The tribunal reiterated its earlier order of ban on mechanical mining in Ganga and said "no in-stream mechanical mining is permitted and even the mining on the flood plain should be semi-mechanical and preferably more manual."