October 13, 2018 1:45 am
G D Agarwal’s life’s work was dedicated to the Ganga. His fast unto death is a sobering pointer to the failures of Namami Gange.
September 06, 2018 12:15 am
Draft bill that recommends punitive measures to clean Ganga is a climbdown from the Namami Gange project
July 19, 2018 5:31 pm
Union minister Satyapal Singh told the Lok Sabha on Thursday that a network of 2,050 km sewer lines under the Namami Gange project has been set up, besides installing sewage treatment plants.
May 11, 2018 7:56 am
The cleaning of the Ganga was one of the major poll promises of the BJP ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Gadkari said that efforts will be made to clean the river completely by December 2019.
December 23, 2017 8:02 pm
Water Resources, Ganga Rejuvenation and River Development Minister Nitin Gadkari appealed to the village heads to pledge unconditional support for making the river and the villages on its banks clean.
September 04, 2017 6:29 pm
The task force is expected to have ministers and officials from water resources, urban development, drinking water and sanitation and rural development among others on board.
August 10, 2017 11:55 pm
The objectives of establishing GMCs (Ganga Monitoring Centres) are efficient monitoring of wholesomeness of river including pollution levels, flow levels, point and non-point sources of pollution, among other parameters.
July 31, 2017 6:14 pm
“Under National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA), Namami Gange Programme, total 163 projects for various activities such as sewage infrastructure, river front development, ghats and crematoria, ghat cleaning, rural sanitation etc have been sanctioned,” Bharti said
July 24, 2017 4:12 pm
The Government had earlier formed a committee to prepare the draft of the new Ganga Act, which aims at expediting implementation of Namami Gange programme and lay down guidelines to rid the holy river of silt and pollutants. The committee was headed by Justice (Retd) Girdhar Malviya, which has since prepared the draft and submitted it to the Ministry which is examining it further.
May 14, 2016 12:05 am
Cleaning the Ganga will need sustained effort, constant vigilance
September 15, 2019 8:08 am
The e-auction will be held on an online portal designed by the National Informatics Centre. The auction will be open to all and will be held from September 14 to October 3.