CLEAN GANGA MISSION
Rs 50,000 fine for immersing idols in Ganga, its tributaries
A directive dated September 16, issued by Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga, said no idol immersion should be allowed in Ganga river and its tributaries.
Ganga will be cleaned in two years: Union Jal Shakti Minister
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said the government's efforts alone would not be enoug...
Notion that Ganga is polluted is wrong: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Shekhawat asserted that the government has launched water resources information system (WRIS) under which all states have been asked to give soil, moisture, ground water level, rain data etc.
VA Tech Wabag shares jump over 6% on Rs 1,187-crore order
On the National Stock Exchange, shares zoomed 6.20 per cent to close at Rs 310 apiece.
WABAG secures largest ever Clean Ganga order from Bihar government
"This project comprises of a Design, Build and Operate (‘DBO’) scope worth Rs 940 crore and hybrid annuity scope worth around Rs 247 crore," WABAG said on the components of the contract.
Even a drop of pollution in Ganga is matter of concern: NGT
The tribunal also asked the concerned states to take the matter seriously and assist the bench with precise information either through senior officers or through counsel.
'Ganga pollution rise claim unscientific'
Referring to CPCB data of the last six years, the Mission said the DO level has, in fact, been found to be within "acceptable limits" of notified primary water quality criteria for bathing.
Water tech company VA Tech Wabag bags Clean Ganga-UP order
The deal can be extended for an additional period of ten years, said a press release.
Bachendri Pal to lead month-long rafting expedition to clean Ganga
The expedition will start from Haridwar on October 5 and traverse through Bijnor, Farukhabad, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Buxar and end in Patna on October 30. The members of the team will stay at each destination for 2/3 days, where they will organise cleaning and awareness drives with the help of local support.
Government forms 'Jal Shakti' Ministry by merging Water Resources and Drinking Water Ministries
Shekhawat took charge of the ministry on Friday, a day after he was sworn in as minister.
Government allocated Rs 20,000 crore for 'Namami Gange' in last 5 years
Minister of State in Jal Shakti Ministry Rattan Lal Kataria demanded that construction of dams should be stopped to save the Ganga.
Water quality of Ganga has worsened in 3 years, says study
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had set an ambitious 2019 deadline to achieve results on nirmalta (cleanliness) of Ganga when he launched the project in May 2015.
Army of ex-servicemen to protect Ganga, patrol ghats
The Indian Army is raising a battalion of 532 ex-servicemen named ‘Ganga Task Force’, including nine officers and 29 JCOs
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