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‘Ghat Par Yog’ organised in over 100 places in India on occasion of Yoga day

The ‘Ghat Par Yog’ events were organised at nearly 145 locations in Ganga main stem states, including Uttar Pradesh (60), Uttarakhand (30), Jharkhand (150, Bihar (36) and West Bengal (4).

Brijesh Pathak, deputy chief minister, Uttar Pradesh, participated in Yoga activities in Prayagraj, on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
Updated on Jun 22, 2022 06:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Value the knowledge of the Ganga’s riverine communities for river’s development

The National Council of Applied Economic Research recently conducted a study, titled, Livelihood and Health Challenges of Riverine Communities of the River Ganga, in collaboration with the University of Chicago’s Tata Centre for Development to explore the social & economic engagement of the riverine communities on the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also announced the launch of the Namami Gange Clean-up programme with a budget of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>20,000 crore during 2015–2020.(PTI)
Published on Mar 03, 2022 03:09 PM IST
ByNational Council of Applied Economic Research

Info on bodies dumped in Ganga river not available, Govt tells House

During the months of May and June last year, when the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic was at its peak in the country, dead bodies floating down the Ganga in UP and Bihar had made headlines

Info on bodies dumped in Ganga river not available, Govt tells House
Published on Feb 08, 2022 12:17 AM IST
ByMalavika Murali, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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