Government of India has launched the Namami Gange Programme in June, 2014, with the total budgetary outlay of Rs.20,000 crore for the period from 2014-15 till 31 December 2020 to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of National River Ganga and its tributaries.
In the budget for the financial year 2020-21, Government of India has proposed an allocation of Rs.1,600.02 crore for the Namami Gange Programme.
The Budget Allocation for the FY 2019-20 was Rs.1,970.00 crore and the Revised Allocation for NMCG is Rs.1,553.44 crore. Therefore, final allocation in Revised Estimates (RE) with reference to Budget Estimates (BE) is only 21% less.