Pollution in Ganga

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation   Source: DTE  Context: According to the Ministry of Jal Shakti, though the Namami Gange Programme has been able to reduce the overall pollution load in the Ganga River, the river still remains polluted.   Namami Gange Programme: It is an Integrated Conservation Mission, approved as …

Namami Gange Programme

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Namami Gange Programme: Context: PM Modi inaugurated 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange. The six sewage treatment plants or STPs were inaugurated at Haridwar, Rishikesh, Muni-ki-Reti and Badrinath via video conference. About Namami Gange Programme: It an Integrated Conservation Mission, approved as a ‘Flagship Programme’ in June 2014. It …