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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Water Pollution in Rivers, 16/03/2018. Pollution abatement of rivers is a continuous and ongoing process. It is the responsibility of the State Governments/ concerned local bodies to set up facilities for collection, transportation and treatment of sewage for abatement of pollution of rivers. This Ministry has been supplementing the efforts of the State Governments in abatement of pollution in identified stretches of various rivers under National River Conservation Plan (NRCP).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Funds for Pollution Abatement Schemes, 21/03/2017. State-wise details of funds released to various State Governments under the NRCP/NGRBA during the last three years and current year (till February, 2017) are at Annexure-I. State-wise details of funds released to various State Governments under NPCA during the last three years and current year (till February, 2017) are at Annexure-II.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Eco-system of Rivers, 14/03/2017. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) along with State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) monitors the river water quality across the country through a network of 1275 monitoring stations on various rivers under the National Water Quality Monitoring Programme (NWQMP). As per the report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in February 2015, 302 polluted river stretches have been identified on 275 rivers based on Bio-chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) levels, a key indicator of organic pollution.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Cleaning of Rivers, 14/03/2017. Pollution abatement of rivers is a continuous and ongoing process. State Governments/ concerned local bodies are responsible for setting up facilities for collection, transportation and treatment of sewage as well as proper disposal of dead bodies for abatement of pollution of rivers. This Ministry has been supplementing the efforts of the State Governments in abatement of pollution in identified stretches of various rivers in the country under National River Conservation Plan (NRCP).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Projects for Ganga Rejuvenation, 28/07/2016.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution in Rivers/Lakes, 19/07/2016. The programmes of NRCP & NGRBA (till 31/07/2014) have so far covered polluted stretches of 43 rivers in 200 towns spread over 21 States at a sanctioned cost of `12202.59 crore and sewage treatment capacity of 5169 million litres per day (mld) has been created so far under these two programmes. The details of funds released to various State Governments for implementation of pollution abatement schemes during the last three years under the NRCP/NGRBA, State-wise are at Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution in Rivers/Lakes, 19/07/2016. The programmes of NRCP & NGRBA (till 31/07/2014) have so far covered polluted stretches of 43 rivers in 200 towns spread over 21 States at a sanctioned cost of `12202.59 crore and sewage treatment capacity of 5169 million litres per day (mld) has been created so far under these two programmes. The details of funds released to various State Governments for implementation of pollution abatement schemes during the last three years under the NRCP/NGRBA, State-wise are at Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Revival/Rejuvenation of Rivers, 10/05/2016. As per the report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in February 2015, 302 polluted river stretches have been identified on 275 rivers based on Bio-chemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) levels, a key indicator of organic pollution. The State-wise details are at Annexure-I.The State-wise details of rivers covered under NRCP, including river Pamba in Kerala, are at Annexure-II.

This report by the Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forest has pulled up the environment ministry for its "poor performance" in controlling pollution.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Schemes for Checking Water Pollution, 15/03/2016. The Ministry is implementing a number of Schemes for control and prevention of water pollution which include National River Conservation Programme (NRCP), National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP), National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco-systems (NPCA) and Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) under which financial assistance is provided to the State implementing agencies. State-wise details of the funds released during the last three years and current year under various schemes are given at Annexure

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