National Mission for Clean Ganga: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

NGT directs States to Establish Nodal Agency to protect Water Bodies

Published: November 23, 2020

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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Wildlife Institute of India: High Biodiversity in 49% of Ganges

Published: November 9, 2020

The Wildlife Institute of India recently released a survey on the Ganges river. According to the survey, 49% of the river is high on biodiversity. These are results of phase I of the survey. The second survey is to be conducted shortly. Key Highlights The Gangetic Dolphins and Otters in the river have increased in ..

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Ganga Utsav, 2020 begins

Published: November 3, 2020

On November 2, 2020, the Ganga Utsav was begun virtually. The festival is to continue till November 4, 2020. The Ganga Task Force as a part of celebration conducted afforestation drives with NCC cadets. Key Highlights The Ganga Utsav is being organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga celebrating the 12th anniversary of declaring ..

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

Published: September 29, 2020

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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Prime Minister Inaugurates Projects Under ‘Namami Gange’ and ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar

Published: September 15, 2020

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi have inaugurated various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ and ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar. Key Facts Schemes that were inaugurated include, Sewerage treatment plants at Beur Karam-Leechak in Patna city, Water-related projects in Siwan and Chhapra under the ‘AMRUT’ Yojana. Water supply projects in Munger and Jamalpur and River Front Development ..

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