Page-2 of Ganges Current Affairs, GK & News
The Government of India (GoI) has formed a new ‘Jal Shakti’ Ministry by merging the ministries of Water Resources and Drinking Water and Sanitation with Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at its helm. The ambit of the Ministry will encompass issues ranging from international and inter-states water disputes, the Namami Gange project, the flagship initiative to clean ..
Topics: Ashok Gehlot • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat • Ganges • Jodhpur • Jodhpur district • Lok Sabha • Ministry of Jal Shakti • Ministry of Water Resources • Narendra Modi ministry • Rajasthani people • Rattan Lal Kataria • States and union territories of India
The tripartite MoU signed between NMCG, HCL Foundation and INTACH for Rudraksh Plantation in Uttarakhand
As an initiative towards a greener ecosystem in Ganga Basin, the tripartite MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed between National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), HCL Foundation and INTACH for taking up a project of ‘Plantation of Rudraksh Trees in Uttarakhand’ under the ‘Namami Gange’ Programme. The aim of the project is to plant 10 ..
Topics: Cultural heritage of India • Ganga in Hinduism • Ganges • India • Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage • National Mission for Manuscripts • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • Uttarakhand
National Mission for Clean Ganga or Namami Gange which is India’s flagship programme, was approved, with the ‘Public Water Agency of the Year’ award at the Global Water Summit held in London. National Mission for Clean Ganga was awarded this for its initiatives in the water sector which brings remarkable improvements in the lives of ..
Topics: Ganga in Hinduism • Ganges • Heathrow Airport • Hounslow • London Borough of Hounslow • London boroughs • Pollution of the Ganges • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • Sofitel • States and union territories of India
India’s flagship programme ‘Namami Gange’ wins 2019 Public Water Agency of Year at Global Water Summit
India’s flagship programme, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) (or Namami Gange) was awarded the distinction of “Public Water Agency of the Year” by Global Water Intelligence at the Global Water Summit (GWS) in London on April 9. The GWS was the major business conference for the water industry worldwide. The coveted awards recognize ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Over 19 million children lives are at stake due to environmental disasters. The UNICEF said on Friday that the climate change is deepening its roots in the poorest communities. In Bangladesh, climate change has the potential to destroy the efforts made by the government to protect its people in seconds. As many children live in ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
In Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated a 175 km long of sewerage network at Prayagraj, which will carry 7.8 Cr litres sewage water per day to existing STPs (Sewage Treatment Plants) at Salori, Kodra & Ponghat for treatment which earlier ended up in Ganga. He also laid the foundation stone for ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Allahabad • Environmental engineering • Ganges • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • sanitation • Sarasvati River • Sewage • Sewerage • Sewerage (Scotland) Act • States and union territories of India • Yamuna