National Mission for Clean Ganga

Concept:  National Mission for Clean Ganga
Topic: Governance
Category: Social Issues
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National Mission for Clean Ganga

The government organised the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhavan. The objective of this conference was to receive feedback from stakeholders and chart a road map for revitalising the Ganga River. The focus of the NMCG is pollution reduction interventions including interception, diversion and the treatment of waste water that flows through the open drains by way of bioremediation, apt in-situ treatment, using pioneering technology, having sewage treatment plants (STP) and effluent treatment plants (ETP). The mission also incorporates rehabilitating and boosting the existing STPs and instant short-term steps to curb pollution at exit points on the river front in order to check the inflow of sewage.