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Nuanced interventions, not bureaucratic silos, will help to clean the Ganga

The cleanliness of the river on the ground is driven by engineering. This does not consider the health of the worker, the health of the river from an environmental standpoint or ensuring that the processes in place work smoothly. 

Two tributaries increasing Ganga pollution load: Report

The report summarises water quality of the river during four rounds of biological testing in the Uttarakhand stretch, and reveals that at the Haridwar barrage biological water quality improves from slight pollution to clean.


Centre proposes online monitoring of Ganga pollution in UP

These devices are proposed to be installed at 57 different locations across the state.

Closure starts for 98 Kanpur tanneries

Kanpur had 402 tanneries, of which 77 are lying defunct. The 98 tanneries are among the 323 that were operational.

The river must flow

Old missteps must be avoided in the project to clean the Ganga.

CM: Outsiders need not worry about cleaning Ganga

Akhilesh also ridiculed Modi’s charges that people in UP are harassed for bribes in getting jobs and transfers


Ganga pollution: 1 month,1,100 complaints,3 FIRs

campaign: NGO Ganga Seva Abhiyanam has appealed to public to lodge complaints against govt depts as well as individuals who are polluting the river

Idol immersion further polluting Ganga water

1,500 idols of Goddess Durga were immersed due to which 60,000 kgs of toxic material was discharged.

New scheme to check Ganga pollution

The decision in this regard was taken at a meeting chaired by the Prime Minister.

To check discharge of sewage in Ganga,NGRBA nod to projects worth Rs 315.34 cr

The Empowered Steering Committee of the National Ganga River Basin Authority has approved sewage and non-sewage projects worth Rs 315.34 crore to check the discharge of untreated sewage in river Ganga in Allahabad.