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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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