Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022

Namami Gange


UPSC Essentials: One word a day – Arth-Ganga

August 27, 2022 4:58 pm

What is Arth-Ganga? The term once again becomes relevant in World Water Week. Go beyond the term and get more value-added information for UPSC-CSE.

Explained: What is 'Arth Ganga', the govt's new model for the river's sustainable development?

August 27, 2022 12:33 pm

PM Modi first introduced the concept during the first National Ganga Council meeting in Kanpur in 2019, where he urged for a shift from Namami Gange, the Union Government’s flagship project to clean the Ganga, to the model of Arth Ganga.

Why is Ganga polluted despite spending Rs 11,000 crore, asks Varun Gandhi

July 27, 2022 4:50 am

BJP MP raises questions on the success of the Centre’s Namami Gange programme.

Delhi Confidential: For The Record

November 02, 2021 2:12 am

The activity was organised as part of Ganga Utsav, a three-day festival organised by National Mission of Clean Ganga and inaugurated by Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.

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.


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.