Cleaning our rivers
Under the initiative of Namami Gange programme being implemented by NMCG, Integrated River Basin Management (IBRM) approach is being followed. The mission also includes promotion of sustainable agriculture, river hazard management, basin protection against disasters, etc. Further CPCB has also implemented several charters aimed at water recycling and pollution prevention for industrial sectors such as textile, pulp and paper, sugar, etc. Namami Gange initiative can work for the rest says Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow and Ms Niyati Seth, Associate Fellow, Water Resources Policy and Management, Water Resources Division, TERI.