Namami Gange Current Affairs, GK & News

‘Arth Ganga’: New model for sustainable development of rivers

Recently, the Ministry of Jal Shakti unveiled a new initiative named ‘Arth Ganga’ under the Namami Gange program with an aim to boost economic activities along the banks of river Ganga. Under Arth Ganga, the government is working at six levels. Zero Budget Natural Farming is its first level, which includes chemical free farming for ..

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Digital Dashboard for District Ganga Committee

The ‘Digital Dashboard for District Ganga Committees (DGCs) Performance Monitoring System’ (GDPMS) has been launched on 6th April 2022, by Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Jal Shakti. Overview: G Asok Kumar, Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) was also present during the launch event. The launch event was also attended via virtual ..

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Namami Gange: Six Mega Projects, “Ganga Avalokan” to be inaugurated

On 29 September, 2020, PM Modi is to inaugurate six mega projects under Namami Gange Mission through video conference. About the Projects The projects to be inaugurated are as follows Construction of 68 MLD STP Upgradation of 27 MLD at Jagjeetpur, Haridwar Construction of 68 MLD Jagjeetpur Project Inauguration of 26 MLD in Rishikesh Construction ..

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India-UK Water Partnership Forum discuss on water conservation

The India-UK Water Partnership Forum was recently held. The forum discussed on developing water infrastructure in India. The countries linked Memorandum of Understanding between Ganga and British waters. Highlights The forum also discussed Namami Gange Programme, Jal Jeevan Mission and Swachh Bharat Mission. It showcased the investment and business opportunities in the Indian water sector. ..

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Namami Gange: World Bank approves 400 million USD

The World Bank has approved 400 million USD of loan to support Namami Gange project of India. According to World Bank, the funds will help 500 million people living in the river basin. Highlights The World Bank has enhanced its support to rejuvenate river Ganga. On June 25, 2020, world bank had approved the second ..

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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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