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With Clean Ganga Project Not Delivering, PM Narendra Modi Intervenes: Report

Source: NDTV, Date: April , 2017

Source: NDTV, April, 2017 :-India's $3 billion plan to clean the Ganga is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene, said Reuters, based on government officials and documents that the news agency said it had seen. Much of the money allocated to the project, a flagship initiative for the Modi government, remains unspent, say officials from the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), a government body overseeing the project, according to Reuters. In a presentation to a top aide of the Prime Minister in late January, NMCG officials marked almost the entire length of the river within three big circles to highlight "pollution in river Ganga", said the Reuters report.

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