And then, if we feel inclined to receive that education, we may make good use of it.
Listed as an endangered species, their population is believed to be less than Besides tanneries, industrial wastes from cotton and woolen textile mills, jute mills, distilleries, sugar mills, paper and pulp mills and factories manufacturing synthetic chemicals like D.
The Ganga should be constitutionally declared as the National River with provisions that ensure due respect to her, considering her National River status. The urban and industry usages, groundwater recharge and other such factors are hardly looked into.
All great religions, explicitly or implicitly, accept the natural eco-systems which sustain healthy life and provide various essentials of life freely to masses to be sacred and invaluable.
The advantage of this scheme is that Ganga and Bramhaputra river waters can be stored on Bay of Bengal sea area and nearly bcm water 14, cumecs transferred throughout the year to other river basins including Ganga basin at optimum pumping head. Agrawal is a notable environment activist and patron of Ganga Mahasabha An organisation founded by Madan Mohan Malviya indemanding removal of dams on Ganga who has been on a fast for days protesting for a cleaner Ganga.
Already big storage reservoirs like Tehri and Ramganga are constructed at feasible locations. This is a significant four-fold increase over the expenditure in the past 30 years Government of India incurred an overall expenditure of approximately Rs.
There are number of pumping stations located on the banks right and left of the Ganges downstream of Kanpur barrage serving the irrigation requirements of huge area. With the diversion of Manasarovar lake water to Ganga basin, Lake Rakshastal would turn into a Soda lake with further increase in water salinity which is useful in abstracting the water-soluble chemicals on commercial scale.
Eco-friendly pilgrimage, tourism, cottage industry, organic agriculture and horticulture, growing medicinal and aromatic plants and services sectors such as software parks, education and health institutes etc. Gandhi, The Voice of Truth, p.
The aim of this plan was to treat the sewage, control bacterial load, industrial pollution and maintaining water quality in the river. Mass awareness campaigns and media-based water eco-consciousness campaigns that get people to not only stop pollution, but to also become an active part of the solution.
Millions of people bathe in river Ganga because of its holy aspect which may leads to its pollution. Unfortunately our leaders are failing to see what Mahatma Gandhi could see clearly long time back: Nigamanand In earlya Hindu seer named Swami Nigamananda Saraswati fasted unto death, protesting against illegal mining happening in the district of Haridwar in Uttarakhand resulting in pollution.
Already big storage reservoirs like Tehri and Ramganga are constructed at feasible locations. At the regional level, it must involve all Himalayan nations. The main objective or need of this plan was as follows: Since the Ganga is our national river and crores of people consider her to be Devine Mother, at least the main stream of the Ganga must be maintained close to its pristine and natural state.
They saw that happiness was largely a mental condition. They summarily rejected the Union government's e-flow notification for being woefully inadequate for the Ganga and for lacking scientific basis. The Ganga, the most sacred and worshipped river of the Hindus, is now one of the most polluted rivers of the country.
We must look beyond short term economic benefits and have a holistic scientific study about the long term environmental cost of the projects whose victims would be mainly, in addition to the adversely effected local people, our future generations and our dumb and deaf fellow creatures.
Nigamanand In earlya Hindu monk named Swami Nigamananda Saraswati fasted to death, protesting against pollutive river bed quarrying of the Ganges happening in the district of HaridwarUttarakhand.
It declared the Ganges as the "National River" of India. Let us rejuvenate our great ancient civilization through completing the unfinished work of Mahatma Gandhithe apostle of Truth and non-violence of our age, and save India and through it the world at large from the impending catastrophic global ecological crisis along with the present all pervasive deep rooted moral and spiritual crisis.
Saying such a system did not exist in any other country, he cited the example of the United States Geological Srvey, which is entursted with only collecting the country's hydrological data putting it out in the public domain. In Varanasi alone, an estimated forty thousand bodies are cremated every year, many of those are only half-burnt.
These are Real Economics. There will be village poets, village artists, village architects, linguists and research workers. Most of the water available at the upstream of the Kanpur barrage is used during dry season for the cities drinking water needs. The amount of parts per million of copper released in the Pandu before it even reaches the Ganges is a thousand times higher than in uncontaminated water.
The health promoting bactericidal, non-putrefying and self-purifying properties of the water of Ganga must be restored and conserved.
Power shortage and power failure impede the work of sewer treatment plants. Human waste[ edit ] The river flows through 30 cities with populations over ,; 23 cities with populations between 50, andand about 48 towns.
To act as trend setter for taking up similar action plans in other grossly polluted stretches in other rivers. The more we indulge our passions the more unbridled they become. Today the villages are dung heaps.
In the government declared the stretch of river between Gaumukh and Uttarkashi an Eco-sensitive zone. Resource recovery options such as methane production for energy generation and use of aquaculture for revenue generation. The Central Water Commission should be disbanded, experts and activists said at India River Week (IRW) This will be one of the many demands in the Citizens Report from IRW for rejuvenation of the Ganga.
xaxk lsok Hkkjr lsokxaxklsok Hkkjr lsok. STATUS PAPER ON RIVER GANGA the launching of the Ganga Action Plan (GAP) in STATUS OF WATER QUALITY OF GANGA RIVER over the pre-GAP period. This should be seen in the background of a steep increase in population. Ganga water is subjected to major religious activities at Haridwar, Uttarakhand (India).
The Rajiv Gandhi government took the first official step in to conserve the river by launching the Ganga Action Plan (GAP). as per a parliamentary committee report.
But pollution levels continue to rise. Pollution of the Ganges (or Ganga), the largest river in India, poses significant threats to human health and the larger environment. Severely polluted with human waste and industrial contaminants, the river provides water to about 40% of India's population across 11 states, serving an estimated population of million people or more, more than any other river in the world.
The Ganga, the most sacred and worshipped river of the Hindus, is now one of the most polluted rivers of the country. Twenty-five big cities located along its bank generated 1, mid sewage over 95 per cent of the same entered the river without being treated prior to the Ganga Action Plan (GAP).
Ganga Action Plan-A critical analysis The Ganga River Ganga is not an ordinary river. It is a life-line, a symbol of purity and virtue for countless number of people living along the river use Ganga water for drinking and other household purposes.
Livelihoods of many people (e.g., fishermen, boatmen, priests etc.) The Ganga Action Plan.Write a report about ganga action plan to save ganga water