River Ganga

BJP concerned about people, Sonia about son's PMship: Nitin Gadkari 

Although BJP chief Amit Shah was earlier scheduled to address these rallies, his visit was cancelled and Gadkari was deputed in his place.

published on : 15th May 2019

30% Ganga clean, so Priyanka Gandhi could drink its water: Nitin Gadkari

He also said she could travel by a boat through the river because the NDA government developed a waterway from Allahabad to Varanasi.

published on : 4th May 2019

Gifts received by PM Modi to be auctioned, funds raised to be used for 'clean Ganga' project

The items that would be auctioned include paintings, sculptures, shawls, pagris, jackets and traditional musical instruments from across the country.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Ardh Kumbh Mela: States to ensure pollution-free Ganga river

There will be no discharge of effluents into the Ganga and its tributaries from grossly polluting units — distillery, sugar, pulp and paper and textile during the mela, said the CPCB order.

published on : 26th December 2018

Centre to move new Bill to protect Ganga

The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation have finalised the draft law.

published on : 8th December 2018

Massive afforestation to help conserve, rejuvenate River Ganga

Tree plantation will help recharge the groundwater which ultimately recharges the river through small tributaries.

published on : 24th October 2018

Uttar Pradesh government orders closure of 264 Kanpur-Unnao tanneries along River Ganga

The Yogi government had made it clear that no effluent would be released by the tanneries into Ganga in order to keep it clean for Kumbh Mela as the seers had threatened to boycott 'Shahi Snans'.

published on : 16th September 2018

Centre has got commitments of Rs 1,500 crore for Ganga cleaning: Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari, who was in the city to promote the cause of Ganga rejuvenation, had invited over 150 industrialists, chief executive officers and managing directors to discuss the issue.

published on : 7th December 2017