National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

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  • October 2, 2021
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National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

Part of: GS-Prelims and Mains GS-III: Environment, Conservation

In News: Chacha Chaudhary declared Mascot for Namami Gange Programme.

  • Content to be designed with the objective of bringing about behavioral change amongst children towards Ganga and other rivers.

Proposal for conserving and sustainably managing Gangetic floodplain wetlands in Bihar:

  • Major components of the project will be Wetland inventory and assessment, Wetland management planning, Wetland’s monitoring, and Capacity development and outreach.
  • Aims at creating a knowledge base and capacities for effective management of floodplain wetlands in the 12 Ganga districts in Bihar to ensure sustained provision of wetlands ecosystem services and securing biodiversity habitats.

Kalpvas: Simariya Ghat is popular for Kalpvas, an ancient tradition in which devotees live on ghats, sing and meditate during the Magh Mela.

News Source: PIB

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