NAINITAL: In an unprecedented order, the first of its kind in the country, Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday decreed that therivers Ganga and Yamuna as well as their tributaries and sister bodi

Ganga has been recognised as the 'first living entity of India'.

The World Bank has approved $175 million for India's National Hydrology Project which will strengthen the capacity of the existing bodies to assess the water situation and equip them with real-time

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Cleaning of Ganga and Yamuna River, 16/03/2017. Government has launched Namami Gange Programme.

BJP's victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand comes as a boost for the Ganga cleaning mission.

प्रदूषण नियंत्रण बोर्ड नौ मुख्य स्थानों से गंगा जल के सैंपल लेकर उनकी शुद्धता जांचता था। ऋषिकेश में दो व हरिद्वार में एक और स्थान से गंगा में बहाए जा रहे पानी की शुद्धता जांचेगा।

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Discharge of Sewage into Ganga River, 09/03/2017. As per data available from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the total sewage generation in Ganga basin states from all the Class-I and Class-II cities is 11386.60 Million Liters per Day (MLD).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 08/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. Additional Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam Kanpur submitted before NGT as stated that there are 110 wards and 1669 colonies in Kanpur city. The slums and illegal colonies have not been provided with any sewer line. The sewer or other discharge from these colonies and from the houses which are not provided the septic tanks is released into drains which meets the Corporation’s drain and ultimately it goes to the river Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. NGT asks Ministry of Water Resources the prime object of the Ministry: Is it to clean and rejuvenate river Ganga or to clean the cities falling under the jurisdiction of different States under the Namami Gange Scheme.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 02/03/2017 regarding closure and removal of the camps along the River Ganga from Shivpuri to Rishikesh as they were causing environmental and water pollution in River Ganga and the areas where they were located.

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