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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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March 2019 deadline for cleaning Ganga, improving water quality: Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2018

Ahead of next years’s Lok Sabha elections, the Centre has set March 2019 as the new deadline to clean river Ganga, and ensure a “70 to 80 percent” improvement in its water quality. Union Water...

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India, UK have launched joint research projects for clean water, energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 26, 2018

India and the UK have launched joint research projects on water quality and energy demand reduction, the government today informed Lok Sabha. 

Minister of State for Environment Mahesh Sharma said in a written reply to a question that...

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Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC), Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) supplying non-treated water to consumers

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2017

The present water supply projects in Guwahati cater to the need of only 29 per cent of the city’s population and the supplied water too is inadequate, a report of the Comptroller and Auditor...

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Mumbai’s water quality index is bad as air quality index

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 14, 2017

According to a survey by Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) the water quality index of Mumbai is bad much like air quality index. According the survey Mumbai’s expensive real eastate is...

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NGT directs Delhi government to submit report on quality of water

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 10, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government to submit a complete and comprehensive report on quality and quantity of water that is being supplied to end users at various...

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Ganga water has heavy metal, pesticide traces: CPCB

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2016

Water quality of river Ganga shows the presence of bacterial contamination besides traces of pollutants like heavy metals and pesticides, says the apex pollution monitoring body CPCB. ...

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