Centre has launched the first ever across-the-river survey in Ganga to determine the population of aquatic life, including that of the endangered Gangetic dolphin.
The study is crucial as the animal population in a river indicates the quality of its water. National Mission for Clean Ganga committee has stated that the survey will create a baseline scientific data for the government to take suitable measures to improve a quality of the river water.
The first leg of the census was launched on March 1, 2017 from Narora to Bijnor in Uttar Pradesh. A study to figure out fish species composition in the 2525 km-long river has also been kick started from Harshil in Uttarakhand.
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Q1. Name the Indian Holy River, in which Central Govt has launched its first ever survey to determine the population of aquatic life, recently.
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Source- The Indian Express