You are at Toxics Alert > News > Centre plans commission status for Ganga authority
Toxics Alert, an environment news bulletin from toxics link Toxics Link
Issue 59
March , 2015
View issue number:
  Home  |  Editorial  |  Feature  |  Interview  |  News  |  Policy  |  Updates  |  Reports / International News  |  Partner

* NEWS

Centre plans commission status for Ganga authority

Source: Economic Times, Date: March , 2015

If the Centre has its way, the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) - a key central body which monitors planning and execution of all schemes of Ganga rejuvenation in coordination with five states - will be converted into a commission under Parliament Act so that it can work more effectively.

  A proposed law on this matter was discussed in a high-level review meeting here on Ganga cleaning on Thursday where Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for an "uncompromising mission-mod approach" to stop further pollution of the country's national river.

Read more:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/environment/pollution/centre-plans-commission-status-for-ganga-authority/articleshow/46709951.cms

EDITORIAL  • FEATURE  • INTERVIEW  • NEWS  • POLICY  • UPDATES  • REPORTS / INTERNATIONAL NEWS  • PARTNERS