London, Dec 1: Responding to Union Surface Transport, Shipping and Clean Ganga Mission Minister Nitin Gadkari, the UK-based Indian business leaders pledged the support worth Rs 500 crore for Ganga Mission.
According to PTI the prominent UK-based Indian businessmen included Anil Agrawal, the Hindujas and Prakash Lohia and Ravi Malhotra among others.
Nitin Gadkari has sought help from the Indian diaspora in accomplishing the Gang cleaning mission.
Gadkari has started an international trip to draw investment and technology sharing into the government’s ‘Clean Ganga Mission’ in London this week.
“We wholeheartedly appeal to all Indian companies, NRIs and the diaspora to participate in the Namami Gange,” Gadkari said.
During the trip, on which he is accompanied by U.P. Singh, Director-General of the National Mission for the Clean Ganga, Gadkari also signed memoranda of understanding with five British companies for technology sharing and investment, including Celtic Renewables, a Scottish biofuel company, Lyndon Water, a water treatment firm, Mebifarm, NVH Technologies and Arkatap.