For giving a boost to Namami Gange Programme, Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has announced the inauguration of 231 projects at various locations in Uttrakhand, UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Haryana and Delhi today. These project will 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.
In this regards the main function will be held at Haridwar which will be attended by Uttrakhand CM Shri Harish Rawat and Union Ministers Shri Nitin Gadkari, Choudhary Birender Singh, Shri Mahesh Sharma and Sushri Uma Bharti. Referring to Ganga Gram Yojana, Sushri Bharti stated that 400 villages along the river Ganga will be developed as Ganga Gram in phase-I. 13 IITs have adopted five villages each for development as Ganga Grams. The Minister also said that eight biodiversity centers will be developed along Ganga for a restoration of identified priority species. These centers will be developed at Rishikesh, Dehradun, Narora, Allahabad, Varanasi, Bhagalpur, Sahibganj and Barrack pore.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Total how many projects under Namami Gange Programme will be launched today by the Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation?
2. Who is the Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation?
3. Total how many villages along with the river Ganga will be developed as the Ganga Gram in phase-1?
Courtesy: Business Standard