Ganga

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Related to Gangas: Ganges River, Genghis Khan, Ganga river

Gan·ga

 (gŭng′gə)
See Ganges.

Ganga

(ˈɡʌŋɡə; ˈɡɑːŋ-)
n
(Placename) the Hindi name for the Ganges
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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
If 15 per cent of the total polluted stretches are ignored, how is the Ganga cleaning programme going to succeed?
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.
The Modi government in May this year came up with a Namami Ganga project worth 20,000 crore.
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.