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Sunday, 30 April 2017

Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day to be observed on May 2

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) will observe 'Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day' on 02nd May 2017 at various places in the river's basin states to spread awareness and ensure public participation in the programme. The events will be organized in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Hardoi, Bithoor and Vidhur Kuti; Uttarakhand's Srinagar and Devprayag; Patna and Bhagalpur in Bihar; Sahibganj (Jharkhand) and Kolkata (West Bengal).


Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti will attend the events lined up in Vidhur Kuti, Srinagar and Devprayag that day, The pledge day will be organized at 30 other locations later through Ganga Vichaar Manch, local NGOs and volunteers in association with the state governments. The government will spread the message also through rallies, shramdaan (labour donation), tree plantation, etc.

Important Takeaways from above News for SBI PO Mains Exam-
  • Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day to be observed on May 2, 2017
  • Uma Bharti is present Union Water Resources Minister
  • NMCG stands for  National Mission for Clean Ganga 
If you have any other takeaways, do share with us in the comment section

Source- Press trust of India

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