The state-of-the-art centre was set up on the premises of Sundargarh district headquarters hospital on July 15 this year.
The new academic annex building of Gangadhar Meher University is set to be handed over to the university before the upcoming academic session.
With an estimated cost of Rs 1340.55 crore, the Government had made a token provision of Rs 200 crore in 2018-19 and Rs 100 crore in 2019-20.
As per the primary master plan for the new campus, the varsity will construct an academic block and staff quarters in the first phase.
The department's 'Ganga Prahris' collect water from Gangotri, origin of the holy river after which process of purification and packaging in 250ml bottle starts. The department's 'Ganga Prahris' coll
The yatra, an annual pilgrimage of Shiva devotees, known as Kanvariyas travel on foot to Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand to fetch the holy 'Gangajal'.
Chief ministers of all states have expressed their inability to conduct Kanwar yatra in the traditional way owing to coronavirus.
The Jivitesh hotel has also been placed at the disposal of SGRH and will be ready as a COVID-19 facility within this week, the sources said.
The Delhi government had also filed an FIR against the hospital for allegedly violating COVID-19 regulation norms.
But with the COVID-19 outbreak, the university decided to keep the hiring process on hold. Currently, 59 posts are lying vacant.
In a detailed letter to the National Mission for Clean Ganga, the team of Atulya Ganga claimed that there are several species of bacteriophages in the upper stretches of the Ganga.
The bodies of Aarti and Saraswati, aged 12 and 10, were fished out by divers and efforts are on to trace Maateshwari, Shivshankar and Keshav Prasad but the river is deep, they said.
One of the major factors attributed to this significant improvement is the shutting down of industries and other manufacturing units.
The Aarti has also been downgraded where instead of seven, only one person would perform it.
Children studying in schools near the river banks would be educated by army veterans about the importance of Ganga remaining clean and green.