Indian Government is working seriously to clean holy Ganga river. Government giving a major bush to Namami Gange programme by inaugurating 231 projects across seven states.
Union minister of water resources, River development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on 7th July 2016 inaugurated 231 projects at various locations across seven states of India. Uttarakhand, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Haryana and Delhi are the states where Projects inaugurated.
On a occasion, Uma Bharti said, “ These projects involve modernization and redevelopment of Ghats and crematoriums, development of sewage infrastructure and treatment, afforestation, tree plantation, pilot drain project, interceptor drain project, trash skimmers and conservation of biodiversity.”
She further said that results of these projects will be visible from October this year. Uma Bharti added that the government is committed to clean Ganga completely by 2018.
Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping and Dr Mahesh Sharma, Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism ( Independent Charge) Govt. of India were also present at the Haridwar for the launching occasion of 231 Namami Gange projects.