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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Namami Gange


Chacha Chaudhary is now mascot of Namami Gange programme

October 02, 2021 11:47 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General, NMCG, said, “Today Executive Committee of NMCG has decided upon engagement with Chacha Chaudhary character for sensitising children and youth for rejuvenation of Ganga and other rivers."

To boost 'Clean Ganga' campaign, UP govt to build over 1,000 ‘aarti’ platforms from Bijnor to Ballia

January 30, 2021 11:30 pm

According to the administration, by taking “Ganga aartis” to villages and towns it will make the "Clean Ganga" drive the biggest public campaign.

Funding for cleaning Ganga cut by almost 50% in Revised Estimate, ghat beautification gets Rs 2 lakh

January 31, 2020 5:18 am

Under the Namami Gange project, Rs 700 crore was allocated to the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and Rs 50 crore was allocated to the Ghat Beautification of Riverfronts.

The river’s flow

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.

River and stick

September 06, 2018 12:15 am

Draft bill that recommends punitive measures to clean Ganga is a climbdown from the Namami Gange project

Not appropriate to say none of the Ganga projects have made any headway, says Satyapal Singh

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.

March 2019 deadline for cleaning Ganga, improving water quality: Nitin Gadkari

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.

'Ganga Gram' project for villages launched

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.

Nitin Gadkari announces task force for Namami Gange's speedy implementation

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.

Government approves 10 Namami Gange projects worth Rs 2,033 crore

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.


PM Modi's gifts to be auctioned online, proceeds to go to Namami Gange

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.