Source: News Bharati English03 Mar 2017 09:30:32
New Delhi, March 3: In order to create awareness about cleanliness in schools and communities about Ganga rejuvenation the National Mission for Clean Ganga NMCG joined hands with Rotary India to make the Namami Gange Programme a success.On Thursday, National Mission for Clean Ganga , River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation signed a memorandum with Rotary India in effort to make the Namami Gange Programme a huge initiative to reduce the pollution into the river. The MoU was signed by Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga Shri UP Singh and Vice Chairman of Rotary India Shri PT Prabhakar.
This will focus on synergizing the strength of Rotary International for Ganga Rejuvenation without any additional financial commitment from NMCG. It will undertake activities and campaigns to create awareness in schools and communities about Ganga rejuvenation and thereby reducing the pollution flowing into the river.
Rotary India will support clean Ganga mission through their ‘WASH in Schools’ program in various schools. The program includes the implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services in the targeted government schools and sensitizing all the stakeholders including school children, teachers, school management communities and communities etc. on practicing positive health behaviors for improving awareness on sanitation. This will be achieved through an integrated learning environment and enabling children to serve as agents of change for their siblings and communities at large. Rotary India has planned to undertake WASH in Schools programme in 20,000 Government Schools.