National River Conservation Directorate
Ministry of Jal Shakti
Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
Government of India

    National River Coservation Plan (NRCP)

    The Ganga Action Plan (GAP) Phase - I which was taken up as 100% Centrally funded scheme and aimed at preventing the pollution of river Ganga and to improve its water quality.The river cleaning programme in the country initiated with the launching of the Ganga Action Plan (GAP) in 1985.The pollution abatement works are implemented on a cost sharing basis between the Centre and State Governments.The works include; collection, transportation and treatment of municipal sewage, River Front Development (RFD), Low Cost Sanitation (LCS) etc.Prevention and control of industrial pollution is being addressed by the Central and State Pollution Control Boards/Pollution Control Committee. Read More ...

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