National Mission For Clean Ganga : Data
Under the National Mission for Clean Ganga a total of 450 projects have been taken up at an estimated cost of Rs. 38,022.37 Crore, out of which 270 projects have been completed and made operational.
- So far, a total of 450 projects have been taken up at an estimated cost of Rs. 38,022.37 Crore, out of which 270 projects have been completed and made operational.
- National Mission for Clean Ganga launched: 12th August 2011.
- Ministry: Ministry of Jal Shakti.
- Objective is to ensure effective control of pollution and rejuvenation of the river Ganga by adopting a river basin approach to promote inter-sectoral coordination for comprehensive planning and management.
- NMCG was listed as a society under the Societies Registration Act, of 1860.
- It is responsible for implementing the government’s ambitious Namami Gange programme.
- It acted as the implementation arm of the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) which was constituted under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act (EPA),1986.
- NMCG is an initiative taken by the Government of India to address the pollution of the river Ganga by providing financial and technical assistance.
- The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has undertaken comprehensive public awareness campaigns to foster a sense of responsibility and engagement among the public in efforts to clean and conserve the Ganga River.
- Through educational materials, community outreach, school programs, mass media campaigns, and online engagement.