3 edition of Pollution of Ganga River found in the catalog.
Pollution of Ganga River
Includes bibliographical references (p. -174).
|Statement||by Manish Srivastava.|
|LC Classifications||TD304.H37 S75 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||174 p. :|
|Number of Pages||174|
|LC Control Number||2001362853|
The ex-professor G. D. Agrawal, and his predecessor Nigamananda Saraswati, were both concerned to save the Ganges (Ganga) River from pollution. The Ganges is the fifth most polluted river in the world, with the ambivalent reputation of being the sacred river of Hinduism. The photographer's book "Ganga Ma," or Mother Ganges, brings together almost 70 pictures from his journeys along the 1,mile-long river, which stretches across India .
Ganga River Pollution Control - Save Ganga-Mission- in 50 years - - offers a wide range of customize Tours and travel Package across the. Find best vacation packages for top destinations and book online at affordable price. The 2, km-long Ganges is a river of extreme paradox: though worshipped by 1 billion Hindus and relied on as a water source for roughly million people, it is contaminated with industrial.
All this is leading towards the pollution in the river Ganga. To control pollution level in the Ganga, A programme was initiated known as the Ganga Action Plan. Top. Ganga Action Plan. Ganga Action Plan is a massive multi crore project implemented in which has undertaken to make the river Ganga pollution free. As you can see in the image. In , Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi announced a massive Ganga Action Plan to clean up the river. The basic idea made sense: Intercept and treat pollution before it is discharged into the Ganges.
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A wonderful thought provoking book about the river Ganga seen through a socio-ecological point of view. The author journeys from Ganga's origin in Gaumukh, through the plains of Haridwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, and to Sagar Island where Ganga meets the Bay of Bengal/5.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ghose, N.C. (Naresh Chandra), Pollution of Ganga River. New Delhi: Ashish Pub. House ; Columbia, MO: Distributed by. The excessive amounts of human waste and toxic effluents that find their way into the Ganga river are not only polluting the water but also causing deficit of dissolved oxygen in the riverbeds in some of the most polluted stretches of the river, a new study has found.
National Ganga River Basin Project (NGRB) NGRB wants to create a municipal sewage system to stop point source pollution such as untreated sewage. This would include a clean water supply, sewage systems and solid waste disposal in all the cities in the Ganges basin.
Pollution, Solution and Ganga Revolution. Over million citizens depend on the River Ganga for life itself, yet our National River remains one of the most polluted in the world, denying vast populations of their rights to water, and robbing the world of the beauty and sanctity of a river that is worshipped by one billion people as divinity itself.
However the Ganges basin is being polluted through human sewage, agriculture and industrial misuse. The National Ganga River Basin Project has been targeting Pollution of Ganga River book source and secondary source pollution by building advanced integrated wastewater pond systems and municipal sewage systems.
The pollution of the Ganges river has a great effect not only on the people, but also on the environment. All of the toxins that flow into the river can lead to many animal deaths.
Freshwater animals such as the gharial crocodile, smooth Indian otter, and Asian small-clawed otter are in decline, as well multiple species of turtle native to. Water Pollution: Causes, Effects And Control Is A Book Providing Comprehensive Information On The Fundamentals And Latest Developments In The Field Of Water Book Is Divided Into 28 Chapters Covering Almost All The Aspect Of Water Pollution Including Water Resources And General Properties Of Water; History Of Water Pollution And Legislation; /5(7).
To achieve the goal of river water quality minimum flow is required to be maintained throughout the year to support the eco-system in general and all forms of aquatic life in particular and ultimately maintain the wholesomeness of river Ganga. Central Pollution Control Board, in association with.
Ain-i-Akbari, a book by Abu'l-Fazl, describes that the river Ganga and river Sarwasati(Sarsuti) streams of lower Bengal had different flows. According to the footnotes of this book, the colour of the water of the Sarawasati was white, the colour of another stream named Jamuna was blue, and the colour of the Ganga was muddy and y: India.
The Ganga River, known as the Ganges under British rule, is one of the most revered waterways in the world -- and also among the most polluted. Stretching from the Himalayan foothills to the Bay. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Srivastava, Manish. Pollution of Ganga River.
New Delhi: Shree Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type. There is a plethora of information available on the river Ganga in the form of books, blogs, articles, websites, videos.
Unfortunately, most of the information about this famous river is in a scattered form and reproduced from unverified sources. This. The river Ganga is the holiest river in any religion popularly known in the world for it's self purifying capacity.
Ganga originates from the Gangotri glacier at Gaumukh in the Indian Himalayas at 4, meters above sea level, and flows 2, km across northern India before meeting the Bay of Bengal in the east India and Bangladesh.
But now it is considered as the 6th most polluted river. Pollution of the Ganges (or Ganga), the largest river in India, poses significant threats to human health and the larger environment.
Severely polluted with human waste and industrial contaminants, the river provides water to about 40% of India's population across 11 states, serving an estimated population of million people which is more than any other river in the.
this basin, and of these, are located along the river bank itself. The belief the Ganga river is "holy" has not, however, prevented over-use, abuse and pollution of the river. All the towns along its length contribute to the pollution load.
It has been assessed that more than 80 per cent of the total pollution load (in terms of organic. - Buy River of Life, River of Death: The Ganges and India's Future book online at best prices in India on Read River of Life, River of Death: The Ganges and India's Future book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(12).
The actual amount of sewerage discharge in Ganga between Kurji and Patna City Mor Nala through 29 drains in estimated to be million litre per day.
“There is a gap. Even if sewerage treatment is as per prescribed norms, it contributes to the pollution in the river,” said member-secretary of the state pollution control board Dr S N Rao.
The Ganges River is 1, miles long from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal. The river's water is the lifeblood for more than million people in India and Bangladesh. Lindsay Mangum, NPR hide. The book details the Ganges' rich cultural history and also details the industries, such as the tanneries and industrial plants at Kanpur, that continue to dump untreated chemicals in the river.
Also the book illustrates the problem of improper sanitation and waste water treatment in India.5/5(5). authorities. Kumbh Mela is a one of the most reason of pollution of Ganga river in India. II. CAUSES OF POLLUTION IN GANGA It provides water to drinking purpose and irrigation in agriculture about 40% of India's population in 11 states.
After 27 years and Rs. crore expenditure on Ganga river, it has a critical Size: KB.The Ganga is considered as the holiest river in India with massive spiritual, religious and ritual significance. Near about 40% of Indian population survive on Ganga by using its water. The Ganges tolerate domestic waste such as defecation, untreated industrial waste, and pollution during religious events.
Water is drawn for agriculture, industry and cities, but only waste is returned to the river says Sunita Narain. W ay back inRajiv Gandhi launched the Ganga .