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National Mission for Clean Ganga approves bio-remediation projects to clean drains flowing into Ganga

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2018

Logs wound with coir, mud balls, dyes, and certain plant species may soon be used as tools to clean sections of heavily polluted drains that flow into the river Ganga. The National Mission for...

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CAG slams Modi's slow Ganges clean-up

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2018

India has spent less than a quarter of the funds available for a programme to clean up the Ganges river over the last two years, a federal audit has found, citing lapses in planning and...

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Centre turns to ‘sewage-eating’ microbes to treat Ganga water at 54 new sites

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

As urgency grows to show results for its Clean Ganga mission, the Centre is turning to bacterial bioremediation techniques to cut down the time lag in commissioning of sewage treatment plants (...

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Subject Tags: Ganga clean-up , pollution

NGT pulls up Centre for failing to clean Ganga, call for monitoring of funds

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 30, 2017

National Green Tribunal (NGT) pulled up Centre and the state government for failing to clean Ganga's stretch from Gaumukh to Haridwar and called for strict monitoring of funds allotted to the...

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Ganga: NGT orders inspection of drain connecting Jajmau CETP

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed inspection of a sewer pipeline going to a common effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Jajmau in Kanpur to verify the claim of the Uttar Pradesh government...

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Panel studies draft bill on Ganga pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2017

Stepping up its efforts to finalise details of the proposed law on Ganga, a government's expert panel on Tuesday deliberated on finer points of the draft National River ...

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7 years in jail, Rs 100 cr fine for offences on Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

Robbery, cheating, causing grievous hurt and attempt to commit culpable homicide are all punishable by up to seven years in prison. Now add one more crime to that list that may soon attract such...

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Israel Extends Support For ‘Namami Gange’ Ahead Of Modi’s State Visit

By : sustainabilityo..., May 19, 2017

Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon met Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on Monday and extended support to the ambitious ‘Namami Gange’ project, aimed at cleaning...

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NGT to inspect Ganga pollution itself

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday decided to itself inspect the most polluted stretch of Ganga river, between Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh — to get the clear...

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NGT shuts 13 polluting industries along Ganga channel

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed 13 polluting industries situated along tributary or major drain of the Ganga river to be shut down.


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