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Meeting held for plan to increase Ganges dolphin population by 2030

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

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

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

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

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

Mother Ganga, Father Rhine

Indo-German development cooperation has deepened over six decades.


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

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

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

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

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."