Ganga

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Gan·ga

 (gŭng′gə)
See Ganges.

Ganga

(ˈɡʌŋɡə; ˈɡɑːŋ-)
n
(Placename) the Hindi name for the Ganges
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A third party investigation would explain what all is needed to improve Gangas water quality as there are large- scale irregularities in expenditure with multiple departments using separate funds for the same work, he said.
WAY back in the mid- 1980s, the then Congress government had launched the first leg of Ganga Action Plan ( GAP) amid much fanfare, embarking on a mission clean up Indians holiest and one of the most polluted rivers.
People saw hope when Narendra Modi took over as the prime minister in May 2014 and put Ganga cleanup on top of his government agenda.
In 2009, the Centre gave the Ganga the status of a national river and relaunched GAP with a reconstituted NGRBA.
W ITH SOME of the crucial data provided by Indias apex pollution watchdog on Gangas dying stretches being off the mark, fears abound that much of the money earmarked for the rivers cleanup will go down the drain.
The Centre Pollution Control Board ( CPCB), under the Ministry of Environment and Forests ( MoEF), has in its latest report identified Gangas four polluted stretches running into 550 km.
River Gangas polluted stretches running into 376 kilometres have missed the CPCB radar
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sep 6 (ANI): Two days after losing the water resources and Ganga rejuvenation portfolio, Union Minister Uma Bharti stressed that her term in the position cannot be dubbed as failure.
New Delhi [India], Sep 6 ( ANI ): Two days after losing the water resources and Ganga rejuvenation portfolio, Union Minister Uma Bharti stressed that her term in the position cannot be dubbed as failure.
Speaking at a press conference in Delhi, Bharti insisted that there had been no failure in implementing the Ganga programme.