River Ganga Current Affairs, GK & News
In January 2020, a turtle rehabilitation Centre is to be set up in Bihar’s Bhagalpur forest. The centre will shelter more than 500 turtles and is to be spread over half a hectare. Highlights The rehab centre will act as home to sick and severely injured turtles that are being rescued from smugglers. Prior to ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
A landmark container cargo consignment will sail on inland waterway from the Haldia Dock Complex, Kolkata to the Inland Waterways Authority of India terminal at Pandu in Guwahati. It is to begin on November 4, 2019. The main objective of the waterway is to improve connectivity to the North Eastern Region. The containers will carry ..
Union Minister for Jal Shakti inaugurated the International Workshop on Environment Flows. Highlights The Minister released the Guidance Document on Environment Flow Assessment. It is the first of its kind. The workshop aims at answering the following questions What is the overall aim for environment flows assessment in India? What are the long term and ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s second Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal (built at Sahibganj) online from Ranchi, Jharkhand. He also laid the foundation of a secretariat building in the state capital (Ranchi) which will come up at an estimated cost of Rs.1238.92 crore. About Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal at Sahibganj This is the 2nd of three Multi ..
Topics: al Marg Vikas Project • Inland Waterways Authority of India • Jharkhand • Multi-Modal Cargo Terminal • National Waterway 1 • Rajmahal • Ranchi • River Ganga • Road-Rail-River Transport • Sahibganj
The Centre has created a new Ministry called ‘Jal Shakti’ by merger of Ministries of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation along with Drinking Water and Sanitation. The move will bring all aspects of water management and regulation under one department. About Jal Ministry Background: In first Modi government (2014-2019) the project to clean ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Topics: 17th Lok Sabha • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat • Jal Jivan Mission • Jal Shakti Ministry • Ministries of Water Resources • Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation • Ministry of Environment and Forests • Ministry of River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation • Nal se Jal scheme • Namami Gange Project • New Ministry • Ram Lal Kataria • River Ganga