National Mission For Clean Ganga
News  /  Published 18.08.22

National Mission for Clean Ganga sanctions two new projects in Kolkata

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has approved a sewerage management project in Garden Reach and installation of five new sluice gates and refurbishment of 28 existing ones along the bank (e...

News  /  Published 16.07.22

State government shelves plan to turn Adi Ganga stretch into underground drain

The state government has shelved its plan to make a stretch of the Adi Ganga, also called Tolly’s Nullah, flow through a concrete-covered drain in face of strong protests from  environmenta...
By The Plurals News Network

India  /  Published 11.06.22

Cleaner Ganga: govt to study hilsa, dolphin

The government will now study the life cycles of dolphins and the hilsa population in the Ganga to ascertain the health of the holy river at different sections, a senior NMCG official said. The Natio...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 21.04.22

Cowsheds back on the banks of Tolly's Nullah, river course as polluted as ever

“Kolkata seems to be wasting a great resource,” said an urban planner with whom this reporter shared a few photographs. ...
By Jayanta Basu

News  /  Published 08.04.22

National Green Tribunal orders inquiry into the alleged filling up of Saraswati river

“I submitted during the hearing that though river Saraswati is polluting the Hooghly river at Tribeni in Hooghly and Sankrail in Howrah, it has not been included under the Union government&rsquo...
By The Plurals News Network


Opinion  /  Published 08.10.21

A tragicomedy: Namami Gange

Chacha Chaudhary, an Indian comic book character, has been made brand ambassador for Namami Gange, the prime minister’s flagship project. The National Mission for Clean Ganga hopes to raise awar...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

South Dum Dum to follow NKDA immersion model

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has set out to create a model immersion mechanism in two ponds under the South Dum Dum Municipality this year to explore how the immersion process can b...
By Jayanta Basu

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Gangajal for Covid-19? ICMR is polite

The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has decided not to go ahead with the proposals forwarded by the Union Jal Shakti ministry to undertake clinical studies for treatment of Covid-19 patient...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.12.18

Save-Garga cry grows louder

More than 50 green crusaders on Sunday staged a four-hour dharna on the banks of Garga near Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue in Bokaro’s Chas demanding immediate government attention to free the choked ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.20

In deep water: Ganga as 'ninja virus'

Few things can be as dangerous as an unscientific temper and a false sense of safety at the time of a pandemic. Worryingly, in India, such predispositions are being encouraged by the various arms of t...
By The Editorial Board


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