Maharashtra tops the list with 49 polluted stretches
GN Bureau | July 19, 2016
There are 302 polluted river stretches along 275 rivers in the country. The pollution assessment is based on the bio-chemical oxygen demand (BOD) levels which are the key indicators of pollution, MoS (Independent Charge) of environment, forest and climate change, Anil Madhav Dave said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.
Out of these, there are 13 stretches along rivers in Uttar Pradesh, 21 polluted stretches are in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat has around 20 polluted stretches, while Maharashtra tops the list with 49 polluted stretches.
River Ganga, for which the government rolled out Namami Gange programme and created a separate ministry [Water Resource, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation], was found to be polluted in four states out the five states the river irrigates. The river’s stretches are polluted in Uttarakhand (where it originates), Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal. It isn’t polluted in Jharkhand, as mentioned in the report.
Here is the complete list
|1||Andhra Pradesh||Godavari, Hundri,Krishna, Tungabhadra, Pennar, Kundu||6|
|2||Assam||Mora Bharali, Barak,Beki,Bharalu, Bhogdoi,Boginadi, Brahamputra, Burhidihing, Deepar Bill, Dhansiri, Digboi, Disang, Jia Bharali, Jhanji , Kalong, Kapili, Kharsang, Kohora, Kundli, Kushiara, Manas, Pagldia, Panchnai, Ranga Nadi, Sankosh, Sonai,Subansiri, Kathakal||28|
|3||Bihar||Ganga, Harbora, Manusmar, Ram Rekha, Sirsia||5|
|4||Chhattisgarh||Hasdeo, Kelo, Kharoon, Mahanadi, Seonath||5|
|5||Daman, Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli||Damanganga||1|
|7||Goa||Mandovi, Assonora, Bicholim, Chapora, Khandepar, Mapusa, Sal, Valvant||8|
|8||Gujarat||Mahi, Narmada, Ambika, Amlakhadi, Anas, Balehwar Khadi, Bhadar, Damanganga, Kaveri, Khari, Kim, Kolak, Panam, Bhogavo, Dhadar, Purna, Sabarmati, Shedhi, Tapi, Triveni,||20|
|10||Himachal Pradesh||Beas, Tons, Sirsa, Swan, Sukhana, Suketi Khad, Binwa, Markanda||8|
|11||Jammu & Kashmir||Banganga, Basanter, Chenab, Chunt Kol, Dewak, Gawkadal, Jhelam, Lidder, Tawi||9|
|12||Jharkhand||Bokaro, Koel, Damodar, Jumar, Karo, Sankh, Subarnarekha, Koel||8|
|13||Karnataka||Arkavathi, Bhadra, Bhima, Cauvery, Ghatprabha, Kabini, Kagina, Kali, Krishna, Lakshmantirtha, Malprbha, Manjira, Shimsha, Tungabhadra, Tungha||15|
|14||Kerala||Chitrapuzha, Kadambayar, Kallai, Karamana, Keecheri, Kuppam, Manimala, Neeleswaram, Periyar, Pullur, Puzhackal, Thirur, Uppala||13|
|15||Madhya Pradesh||Banjar, Betwa, Bichia, Chambal, Chillar, Denwa, Gohad, Gour, Jammer, Kalisot, Khan, Kolar, Kshipra, Kunda, Malei, Narmada, Parvati, Shivna, Tapi, Tons, Wainganga||21|
|16||Maharashtra||Wena, Wainganga, Godavari, Bhima, Krishna, Ulhas, Kundalika, Tapi, Girna, Panchganga, Nira, Bhatsa, Rangavali, Indrayani, Chandrabhaga, Vashisti, Mithi, Kanhan, Koyna, Amba, Amravati, Bindusara, Darna, Ghod, Gomai, Hiwara, Kan, Manjara, Mor, Morna, Mula, Mula- Mutha, Mutha, Panzara, Patalganga, Pawna, Pedhi, Pelhar, Penganga, Purna, Savitri, Sina, Surya, Urmodi, Vaitrana, Vel, Venna, Waghur, Wardha||49|
|17||Manipur||Barak, Imphal, Iril, Khuga, Khujairok, Lokchao, Maha, Manipur, Nambul, Sekmai, Thoubal, Wangjing||12|
|18||Meghalaya||Bugi, Kynshi, Kyrhukhla, Lukha, Myntdu, Nonbah, Umkhrah, Umshyrpi, Umtrew, Wahblei||10|
|19||Nagaland||Chathe, Dhansiri, Dzu||3|
|20||Odisha||Baitrani, Brahamani, Budhabalnaga, Daya, Kathajodi, Koel, Kuakhai, Mahanadi Nagavalli, Rushikulya, Serua, Vansadhara||12|
|22||Rajasthan||Banas, Chambal, Chappi, Ghaggar, Kali Sindh, Parvati, Jawai, Ujad||8|
|23||Sikkim||Dikchu, Maney Khola, Rangit, Ranichu, Teesta||5|
|24||Tamil Nadu||Bhavani, Cauvery, Palar, Sarabanga, Tambirapani, Thirumanimuthar, Vasista||7|
|25||Telangana||Godavari, Krishna, Manjeera, Musi, Nakkavagu, Sabari, Maner||7|
|27||Uttar Pradesh||Betwa, Ghaghara, Gomti, Hindon, Kalinadi, Ramganga, Rapti, Rihand, Sai, Saryu, Ganga, Yamuna, Kosi||13|
|28||Uttarakhand||Bhela, Dhela, Suswa, Ganga, Kosi||5|
|29||West Bengal||Barakar, Churni, Damodar, Dwarakeshwar, Dwarka, Ganga, Jalangi, Kaljani, Kansi, Karola, Mahananda, Mathabhanga, Mayurkashi, Rupnarayan, Silabati, Teesta, Vindhadhari||17|
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