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Godavari cleared of 160 tonne waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 5, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) in association with around 600 non-government organisations (NGOs) conducted a drive to clean river Godavari in the city ahead of the World Environment Day...

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Union water resources minister Uma Bharti sets off on tour to monitor progress of Ganga cleaning mission

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2017

A week after Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the progress of the 'Namaami Gange' programme, the Union water resources minister Uma Bharti on Thursday set off on a tour to monitor the...

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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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PM to states: Follow Madhya Pradesh to breathe life into rivers

By : sustainabilityo..., May 16, 2017

PM Narendra Modi praised Madhya Pradesh on Monday for turning the conservation of its "lifeline", the Narmada, into a "mass movement", and urged other states to follow its example in their own...

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NGT announces Rs. 1 lakh fine for dumping e-waste around Ramganga

By : sustainabilityo..., May 4, 2017

With an aim to save river Ganga and its tributaries from e-waste dumping by several illegal industries mostly around Moradabad, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday announced Rs. one...

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Nashik Municipal Corporation sets up cell to curb Godavari river pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has set up a special cell to check the rising pollution levels of river Godavari. NMC commissioner Abhishek Krishna on Saturday had undertaken round on the...

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NGT asks for report on waste water reaching the Yamuna

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Monday asked for an analytical report on effluent samples of sewage treatment plants (STPs) at Delhi Gate and Okhla to monitor cleaning of waste water reaching the...

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Stricter penalty for polluting Ganga on cards

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 13, 2017

Days after the Uttarakhand high court granted the status of living entity to Ganga, a committee of experts submitted on Wednesday its draft model law to the government suggesting strict penalty...

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Illegal e-waste industries polluting Ganga tributaries: CPCB tells NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 12, 2017

Several illegal e-waste industries operating in Uttar Pradesh are polluting the Ramganga, a major tributary of the Ganga, by dumping waste into it, a joint inspection report told NGT on Tuesday...

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Ganga clean-up: 26 projects worth Rs2,154.28 crore approved

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2017

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved 26 projects worth Rs2,154.28 crore under the Centre’s ‘Namami Gange’ programme, aiming to reduce the river’s pollution load....

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