Namami Gange Programme Current Affairs, GK & News

Ganga Quest 2022 Competition

In 2019, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) in association with the Tree Craze Foundation, began the Ganga Quest which is an online quiz. This year’s Ganga Quest 2022 began on 7th April 2022 and till now over one lakh people, especially children, have participated. Overview: 22nd May, which is observed as the International ..

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NMCG ‘Yamunotsav’

The Yamunotsav was organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. This program was organized in collaboration with a group of NGOs. Overview: This event was organized at ASITA East River Front, ITO Bridge, New Delhi. This event was organized to celebrate River Yamuna’s glory ..

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NGT directs States to Establish Nodal Agency to protect Water Bodies

The National Green Tribunal recently directed all the states and union territories to designate a nodal agency to protect the water bodies in their regions. The nodal Agencies may hold their meetings under the guidance of chief secretaries of the state. Also, the National Green Tribunal has further directed that the meeting should be held ..

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IDEAthon launched by Jal Shakti ministry

On May 2, 2020, the National Mission for Clean Ganga operating under Ministry of Jal Shakti launched “IDEAthon”. It focuses on “The Future of River Management” to explore how the COVID-19 crisis will change the river management strategies. Highlights The IDEAthon event examined how social angle of rivers can be leveraged to address the crisis. ..

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PM Modi reviews Namami Gange Project

On December 14, 2019, PM Modi reviewed the Namami Gange Project at Kanpur Atal Ghat. He was accompanied by UP CM Yogi Adityanath. He also visited the recently closed Sisamau Nala. PM Modi also chaired the first meeting of National Ganga Council with the Union Ministers. Why Kanpur? The most polluted stretch of the Ganges ..

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MoU Signed for Rudraksh Trees Plantation in Ganga Basin

A tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), INTACH (The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) and HCL Foundation for plantation of 10,000 Rudraksh trees in catchment area of river Ganga Basin in Uttarakhand. Key Highlights of MoU About: NMCG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ..

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