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River experts miffed at being ignored on Ganga revival plan

River experts miffed at being ignored on Ganga revival plan

  Were river experts excluded from IIT consortium on the Ganga River Basin Management Plan? Rashme Sehgal reports. Why were India’s leading river experts including a group of high-profile river engineers excluded from the deliberations on how to revive the dying Ganga? Eight Indian Institutes of Technology were asked by former minister of environment Jairam Ramesh in 2010 to prepare a comprehensive Ganga River Basin Management Plan on how to revive the Ganga river system in terms of ..., 2 months ago
River Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Govt Press Trust of India, 1 month ago
Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Centre Jagran Post, 1 month ago
Times of India

Geospatial map of Ganga to be made

Fitted with powerful cameras, a Special Purpose Aircraft may soon fly over the Ganga to survey the river for geospatial mapping of its basin, to help rid it of pollution and encroachment. The survey would be conducted under the ambitious NDA government’s ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago Aircraft likely to be used for mapping the Ganga  Times of India2 weeks ago Clean Ganga mission: Aircraft likely to be used for mapping the river  DNA India2 weeks ago

Cracks appear in river Ganga's pollution level data

The Centre Pollution Control Board (CPCB), under the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), has in its latest report identified Ganga's four polluted stretches running into 550 km. But, a simple geographical look at these stretches shows ...
 India Today1 month ago
Millennium Post

Search for the mythical Saraswati

Efforts to revive the mythical Saraswati river are gaining momentum. The Rajasthan government has constituted the Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Authority to revive the Saraswati river in the state besides looking into various ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago Efforts to revive the Saraswati river gaining momentum  DeshGujarat2 weeks ago

Namami Gange Mission: Old wine in a new bottle?

Ganga Maa keeps getting dirtier each year. It is raining now, so the water is flowing; last year, there was only waste flowing down, said Mohammed Ishraf, a 55-year-old resident of Kanpur who has stayed all his life near the Sisamau nala (drain), ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

Ganga rejuvenation: Many attempts over 30 years (Special to IANS)

11 Min ago New Delhi: An analysis of the initiatives highlighted in the report card for Ganga rejuvenation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government shows that larger ones have been previously launched to construct sewage treatment plants.
 India Online.in3 weeks ago

Tracking the Clean Ganga Project: Snail's Progress in Uttarakhand

The Clean Ganga Project was started with a significant amount of fanfare in 2014 after Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India following what could be termed as a landslide victory. However, as far as Uttarakhand is concerned, the work is ...
 MapsofIndia1 month ago Focus should be on decreasing water flow, says NGRBA member  India Today1 month ago

'Maximum no. of polluted river stretches in Maharashtra'

New Delhi, July 30 (PTI) Maharashtra has the maximum number of polluted river stretches in the country followed by Assam and Gujrat, the Environment Ministry said today. "302 polluted river stretches have been identified on 275 rivers based on ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago

Focus should be on decreasing water …

WAY back in the mid- 1980s, the then Congress government had launched the first leg of Ganga Action Plan ( GAP) amid much fanfare, embarking on a mission clean up Indians holiest and one of the most polluted rivers. Three decades and thousands ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Dams, pollution biggest threats to Himalayan rivers

For most pilgrims on their way to Kedarnath, Srinagar in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand is just a town they might stop at for a cup of tea or a snack. Almost equidistant from Haridwar and Kedarnath, there is nothing that marks it out. However, ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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