The World Bank had agreed to finance a Rs 443 crores project to check the flow of sewer water into Ganga. Under this project, 250km of new sewer lines would be laid in the city.

जाजमऊ में अवैध रूप से संचालित ग्लू फैक्ट्रियां पतित पावनी गंगा के आंचल को मैला कर रही हैं। रोजाना हजारों लीटर प्रदूषित पानी जाकर गंगा की निर्मलता को चोट पहुंचा रहा है।

प्योंदी, वाजिदपुर व शेखपुर गांव किनारे करीब दो दर्जन से अधिक स्थानों पर चोरी छिपे कढ़ाव में चर्बी गलाने का काम धड़ल्ले से चल रहा है। भट्ठियों से निकल कर गंगा में समाने वाला काला पानी इसमें रहने वाले जलीय जीव जंतुओं के लिए भी खतरा है। दो माह के भीतर गंगा में तीन बार हजारों मछलियों की मौत हो चुकी है। गंगा किनारे सटे गांव के कुछ लोग इसका विरोध करते हैं पर दबंग उनका मुंह बंद कर देते हैं।

UP Housing and Development Board has decided to make installation of sewer treatment plant and water-recycling project mandatory in all future housing projects on and above 2 acre land.

: In answer to queries posed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, project manager of Ganga Pollution Control Unit has diverted most of the questions to other departments and ministries and has

2,600 acres of land would be acquired in Chola, Buland-shahar, and 1,300 acres is proposed to be acquired in trans-Ganga area in Kanpur

Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Develop-ment Corporation (UPSIDC) is in the process of acquiring about 4,000 acres of land for allotment to industrial units.

The HPCL-Rajasthan Refinery Limited, a joint venture company formed on Thursday, will be the most advanced refinery in the country.

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation is aiming to complete the project by the end of 2017, with the foundation stone-laying ceremony likely to take place in August/September. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi is expected to lay the foundation stone.

Ghaziabad and Allahabad have emerged as the two most air polluted cities in Uttar Pradesh in a recent survey by a research and advocacy organization.

To save Ganga from industrial pollution, the Victorian government in Australia is preparing an eco-friendly business model for tanneries, which discharge effluents into the river.

Rapid expansion to be the organisation's mantra for 2013-14, says Chairman

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which markets the famed ‘Amul’ brand of milk and milk products, aims to get into 700 small towns for the first time this financial year. And, double its export. Vipul Chaudhary, chairman of GCMMF, said: “Rapid expansion will be the mantra for 2013-14.”

Ganga, the holiest river that has been washing people's sins and granting 'moksha' since time immemorial, today itself needs attention of those who call it 'mother'.

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