The Holy Ganga
River Ganga has been the source of physical and spiritual sustenance of Indian civilization for millennia. To the Indian mind, River Ganga is living Goddess
पवनः पवतामस्मि रामः शस्त्रभृतामहम् ।
झषाणां मकरश्चास्मि स्रोतसामस्मि जाह्नवी ॥
I am the wind among things of purification, and among worriors I am Rama, the hero supreme. Of the fishes in the sea I am Makara, the wonderful, and among all rivers the holy Ganges.
Bhagavad Gita; Verse 31, Chapter 10
Untreated sewage, industrial waste, reduced flow and rampant underground water withdrawals affect millions of people who depend on the Ganga’s water.
- Solid Waste
- Industrial(Highly Toxic)
- Non-Point Source pollution
Nurturing Ganga back to life & creating a safe & better ecosystem…
Rejuvenation” implies restoring the wholesomeness
- Aviral Dhara – continuous flow
- Nirmal Dhara – unpolluted flow
- Ecological and geological integrity
Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission
- 1Announced as an integrated mission – bringing multiple agencies under one roof.
- 2Ganga and its tributaries brought under one umbrella from comprehensive approach
- 3Action Plan – Developed by consortium of 7 IITs
Key interventions of immediate action include:
- 1Rehabilitation and upgradation of existing Sewage Treatment Plants
- 2Severage Infrastructure
- 3Industrial pollution Abatement
Clean Ganga Fund
From her origin till her final destination, Mother Ganga implores, Beckoning her children from afar, to listen to her woes, my Son, my Child! Rid me off my filth, so all cleansed up I flow.
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi
“Even while living away from home Come join this people’s movement”
Features of the Fund
- Open to all – domestic as well as international(NRI & PIO)
- First time an independent trust with eminent people leading it
- Donation would be recognized
- More than resource mobilization, this fund will help bring innovation and technological know-how and connect you with this national cause.
Individuals, Corporates, Institutions can participate in the following:
- Adopt Ghats
- Pilot New Technologies
- Conduct Research
- Get involved with creating awareness
Contribute to clean Ganga Fund
DD/Cheque in favor of ‘Clean Ganga Fund’
For Electronic Transfer: Account Number: 34213740838
Branch: State Bank of India, New Delhi Main Branch
IFSC Code: SBIN 0000691 Swift Code: SBININBB104.
For more information on Ganga Rejuvenation, please contact
National Mission for Clean Ganga
Ministry of Water Resource, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,
3rd Floor, Rear Wing, MDSS Building, 9CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003, India