What is required for the Ganga is bargad, peepal, gular and neem as they help in better conservation of water. Not sensing any progress in controlling pollution, NGT in July last year gave more than specific directions related to 86 drains going into the Ganga, Ramganga, Kali and the Pandu rivers.
Such change is the goal of "Clean Ganges," the program launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he took office in as the symbolic heart of his Swachh Bharat mission.
IITs batted for a Ganga basin approach, which meant not only cleaning the Ganga, but its tributaries as well.
It was much more effective as compared to the previous launched programs. The amount of parts per million of copper released in the Pandu before it even reaches the Ganges is a thousand times higher than in uncontaminated water. The state government has adopted a policy for reusing treated waste water generated from STPs for irrigation purposes during the non-monsoon period.
Ganga cleaning progress 2019
That deadline could also not be met and it was revised to October It was supposed to meet once in every three months. As a part of the program, government of India ordered the shut down of 48 industrial units around the Ganges. The government claims that as per latest status, a total of sewage projects have been taken up. See Also. Although a relatively low proportion, they are a cause for major concern because they are often toxic and non-biodegradable. Till August 31, a total of projects, including STPS, had been sanctioned out of which only 63 had been completed. One can see that they are discharging waste into the Ganga. Nineteen of them have started functioning in Uttarakhand. Fly ash contains toxic heavy metals such as lead and copper. The amount of parts per million of copper released in the Pandu before it even reaches the Ganges is a thousand times higher than in uncontaminated water. He and his family is back to defecating in the open near the Ganga.
It is about the existence of Ganga, experts say.
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