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India to host 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017)

The 7th International Ground Water Conference (IGWC-2017) will be hosted by India in New Delhi with a theme of “Ground water Vision 2030- Water Security, Challenges and Climate Change Adaptation” from December 11 to 13, 2017. The conference has been organized by the National Institute of Hydrology (NIH), Roorkee and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) ..


Government plans Rs 7000 Crore fund to clean Ganges

A fund of more than Rs 7000 crore is being considered by the Govt for the conservation and cleaning of river Ganga. The National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA), constituted for the purpose under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, is fully operational. The Centre had already sanctioned projects worth more than Rs 2,600 crore. ..