This Report of the Public Accounts Committee deals with the Action Taken by the Government on the Observations and Recommendations of the Committee contained in their Eighth Report (16th Lok Sabha) on "Water Pollution in India" based on the C&AG Report No.21 of 2011-12, Union Government for the year ended March, 2012 relating to the Ministry

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approval the River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities Order, 2016.

A Bill further to amend the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. This Act may be called the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Act, 2014.

The Sabarimala pilgrim season will begin in two months. However, apart from a few bathing ghats and 100 new toilets, the project to abate pollution at Pampa River has not progressed much.

Kochi: In the abode of Lord Ayappa, devotees seeking a darshan must take a dip in the Pampa.

NEW DELHI, March 13 – Assam Government’s Rs 297 crore proposal to clean up Bharalu and Kalong rivers has been returned by National River Conservation Directorate (NRCD).


LUCKNOW: Even as the UP government considers high-tech options for cleaning the worst-polluted stretch of the Ganga in Varanasi, Kanpur and Allahabad

The National Conference of Ministers of Environment and Forests was held on 18th August, 2009 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The aim of the Conference was to enhance cooperation and identify concrete actions in priority areas for protecting the environment and forests.

THE Madras High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the State Government on a public interest writ petition that sought to put the administration on the mat for releasing untreated sewage water directly or indirectly into the city's waterways. Petitioner V Ravichandran, founder-chairman of an NGO, Cit izens Guardians, alleged that the government was not implementing the Chennai City River Conservation Project in its letter and spirit. A vacation bench comprising justices G Rajasuria and M Sathyanarayanan ordered notice to the authorities concerned, returnable in four weeks.