Rishikesh, June 10: Water needs to be pollution free for a healthy nation.To rejuvenate the beautiful Ganga and to reduce the water pollution, Government of India has undertaken ‘Namami Gange Programme’. Uma Bharati, Minister for River Development has appealed to Spiritual institutions to join Namami Gange program. It will help to grow mass awareness for keeping ghats clean.
She was yesterday at the last leg of Ganga Nirikshan Abhiyan. “Our river Ganga has a very rich aquatic life right from Ganga Sagar up to Haridwar. This directly reflects the good quality of water in the river.” , she shared the experience of her tour. She also informed the gathering about the work that has been done so far under Namami Gange program.
Uma Bharti started Ganga Nirikshan Abhiyan on May 26, 2017, from Ganga Sagar in West Bengal. Since then she has tirelessly traveled more than 2,000 kilometers addressing thousands of people during Ganga Chaupals, stake meeting officials and interacting with stakes.
Without people’s participation, the mission of the program cannot be achieved. The minister asked people to keep the Ghats clean and not to throw garbage in the water. Many of common mass also pledged to keep Ganga clean.