nirmal-ganga-sahbhagita

Objective 

  1. Nirmal Ganga Sahbhagita is a sustainable initiative with Urban Local Bodies(ULBs) located on the banks of the river Ganga in order to achieve the objective of Clean Ganga.
  2. The broader  objective also includes 
    1. Installation and maintenance of clarifiers/screens in the nallas/drains to support primary treatment of wastewater
    2. Maintaining Litter free zones 500m along the river basin
    3. Engaging volunteer force and youth in ghat cleaning & monitoring and conducting public outreach activities.

More about the initiative

  • The initiative aims at sensitizing the ULBs about the pollution in river Ganga arising primarily due to dumping of solid waste in the river/nallas and to involve them in a long term engagement in stopping the solid waste flow from nallas/drains to the river.
  • Under this initiative,ULBs can perform certain activities for achieving the shared objective of rejuvenating the river Ganga.
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) intends to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ULBs for effective and fruitful engagement in this regard.