17 December, 2020
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5th India Water Impact Summit (IWIS)
GS-Paper-1 Resource management (MINS-I.V)
Organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and Center for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) has held virtually.
India Water Impact 2020 is hosting experts and academicians from all over the world to discuss and debate issues related to water conservation, water security and river rejuvenation.
Theme: Comprehensive analysis and holistic management of local rivers and water bodies with focus on Arth Ganga - river conservation synchronised development. At the event, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research signed a MoU with cGanga for development of a sludge management framework in India.
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG):
It is the implementation wing of the National Council for Rejuvenation, Protection, and Management of River Ganga also known as National Ganga Council-set in 2016; which replaced the NRGBA. NMCG was established in the year 2011 as a registered society.
The main pillars of the programme are:
Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga):
It was established at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) in 2016.
The Centre is a Centre of Excellence for data collection, the creation and dissemination of knowledge and information for the sustainable development of Ganga River Basin.
The centre acts in the capacity of a comprehensive think-tank to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), in its stated goals and objectives vis-à-vis the Ganga River Basin.
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