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JICA Extends ODA Loan of INR 1,864 Crore for the Project for Pollution Abatement of Nag River in Nagpur

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2020

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an agreement with the Government of India to provide an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan of 29,082 million Japanese Yen (approximately INR 1,864 Crore) for the ‘Project for Pollution Abatement of Nag River in...

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10 projects worth Rs 1,573 crore approved for cleaning of Ganga

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2018

The executive committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 10 projects worth Rs 1,573.28 crore, of which more than half the amount has been earmarked for Agra, the city...

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By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) slammed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) over cleaning of the Yamuna River. It said there has been no “meaningful progress” on the ground in the last three years and panel...

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Gujarat government approves Rs.900 crore to make river Tapi pollution free

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2018

Enthused by overwhelming response of ongoing water conservation campaign — Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan-2018 (SSJA) — the Vijay Rupani Government in Gujarat decided to approve an...

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Web-based mapping to identify polluters

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2018

The pollution control board (PCB) has launched a first-of-its-kind web-based mapping for a waterbody and network of sewers, manholes and drains as part of sanitation survey being undertaken for...

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List steps to control river pollution, High Court tells Maharashtra govt

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

The Bombay high court today asked the Maharashtra government to apprise it of the steps it proposes to take to curb pollution of rivers in the state. 


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Single-use plastics could be banned in England next year

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

Cotton buds, plastic drinking straws and other single-use plastics could be banned from sale in England next year in the next phase of the campaign to try to halt the pollution of the world’s...

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Green Court Shifts Focus On Phase-II Of Ganga Rejuvenation

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 17, 2017

After passing a slew of measures to rejuvenate the Ganga between Haridwar and Unnao, the National Green Tribunal has now shifted focus to clean the next stretch of the river passing through...

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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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Meerut distilleries near Ganga get NGT warning for pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has asked distilleries in Meerut not to discharge effluents in nearby drains joining river Kali East and strictly comply with environmental norms. A bench headed by...

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