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National Mission for Clean Ganga approves 10 projects

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved ten projects in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal to the tune of about Rs. 2,033 crore. These projects were approved in the 5th meeting of the Executive Committee of NMCG. Eight of the ten projects pertain to sewage infrastructure and treatment, one each to ghat ..

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National Mission for Clean Ganga approves 7 projects

The Executive Committee of National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) in its 4th meeting has approved seven projects in the sector of sewage infrastructure, ghat development and research. Three projects each were approved in sewage sector in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Central Government will provide operation and maintenance cost for 15 years to all these ..

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Government launches first ever across-the-river survey to figure out aquatic life

The Union Government has launched the first ever across-the-river survey in River Ganga to determine the population of aquatic life, including that of the endangered Gangetic doplhin. The survey will create a baseline scientific data for the government to take suitable measures to improve quality of the Ganga’s water.  Key Facts The first of its ..

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Union Cabinet approves River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities Order, 2016

The Union Cabinet has approved the River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities Order, 2016. The Order empowers National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to take action against polluting industries. So far, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had powers to take actions. Key Features of order Envisages creation of National Council for River Ganga (Rejuvenation, ..

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