National Mission for Clean Ganga in collaboration with IIT, Kanpur has announced the formal launch of Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (CGRBMS).
A 10 year Memorandum of Agreement was signed yesterday between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and IIT, Kanpur for provision of continual scientific support in the implementation and dynamic evolution of the Ganga River Basin Management Plan.
Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, while delivering a keynote address on the occasion, said that the government is trying to make a framework where opinions from all the people across the globe who are interested in the rivers should be invited.
She said that the ministry is focusing on cleaning the Ganga by setting up Effluent Treatment Plants and Sewage Treatment Plants.
She also added that the issues can be solved by procuring the technologies around the world, but the most important thing is to ensure continuous flow in the rivers.