Namami Gange Programme
29 Jan 2019
The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.
30 Dec 2018
On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at previous governments for not cleaning river Ganga and noted not money but clean intentions were needed to achieve it.
30 Aug 2018
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope today that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its rejuvenation program was going.
19 Jul 2018
The NGT today expressed dissatisfaction over the cleaning up of Ganga and said the situation was extraordinarily bad and hardly anything effective has been done to clean the river.
05 Feb 2018
Contradicting reports of visible filth and pollution, the National Mission for Clean Ganga's (NMCG) recent data suggests that the holy river might be cleaner today than it was 32 years ago, when the government first launched projects to revive it.
15 Dec 2017
The NGT has imposed a blanket ban on plastic items including bags and cutlery in towns located along the Ganga.
01 Dec 2017
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari recently approached investors in London seeking investment for the Clean Ganga Mission.
13 Jul 2017
The NGT has directed a penalty of Rs. 50,000 on those who dump waste within a 500m radius from the Ganga's boundaries.
26 May 2017
The BJP government swept to power in 2014 projecting its PM face Modi as the embodiment of "acche din" that would soon arrive under BJP rule.
18 May 2017
Parts of the Ganga, the savior of sinners, are not even fit for bathing, an RTI response has found.
06 May 2017
The SC has stayed a December'16 Nainital HC order banning all types of mining in the Ganga in Uttarakhand.
26 Apr 2017
The Namami Gange Programme was launched by the newly formed BJP government in 2014, in furtherance of PM Modi's vow to save Ganga ahead of his election.
16 Apr 2017
The government is planning a Ganga Volunteer Force with retired servicemen, including former IPS officers, army and paramilitary personnel, and police.
25 Mar 2017
IIT Roorkee has decided to crowdsource Rs. 50 lakh in a year for the institute's Mission Save Ganga.
07 Feb 2017
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday observed that "not a single drop of river Ganga has been cleaned."
08 Jul 2016
The Central government on 7th July, 2016, inaugurated the Namami Gange programme, nearly two years after it was announced.
10 May 2016
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti launched a series of initiatives to check pollution in the Ganga and improve sanitation practices among villagers staying along its banks in Jharkhand.
14 Apr 2016
India signed an agreement with German agency for International Cooperation for the rejuvenation of the Ganga river.