Stretches falling in the state of Bihar are reported to be relatively clean in term of organic pollution
GN Bureau | February 16, 2017
The 2,500 km long river Ganga is relatively clean in some parts.
Union minister Vijay Goel informed the Lok Sabha that water quality monitoring of river Ganga is being carried out by CPCB from Gangotri to Diamond Harbour.
“The summary of the findings is given below:
The minister said that the implementation of the Namami Gange Programme is being monitored closely through regular review meetings at the level of ministry as well as National Mission for Clean Ganga. In addition, field visits are being taken up regularly to review the progress.
The government has taken certain steps to ensure proper and expeditious implementation of Namami Gange Programme. These steps include Establishments of a new structure which empowers National Mission for Clean Ganga to discharge its functions in an independent and accountable manner, National Mission for Clean Ganga have been given higher financial power to sanction the projects, the management structure of NMCG has been strengthened, the funding pattern of projects under Namami Gange have been changed to make it fully funded by the Central Govt and the monitoring mechanism has been strengthened by engaging Tata Consultancy Engineering (TCE).
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