Government Seeks Corporate Assistance To Clean Ganga

Government Seeks Corporate Assistance To Clean Ganga

The National Mission on Clean Ganga called on industry leaders to take up the Ganga cleaning as their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity.

gAlzF8P.pngAddressing workshop held on CSR activities at Dalhi, NMCG Director General U P Singh discussed with the attendees details of various on-going sewage treatment, river cleaning, bio-diversity and public participation projects.

During the workshop, the NMCG delineated Ganga cleaning steps the government has taken to corporate representatives, who too shared ideas to further the cause of ridding the river of waste, according to an official statement issued by Union Water Resources Ministry.

The workshop had interactive sessions and many companies expressed their willingness to work with NMCG in this sector and contribute to Namami Gange activities in five Ganga basin states.

The workshop was attended by representatives from central public sector enterprises and other PSUs like ONGC, Coal India Limited, BHEL, GAIL India Ltd, SAIL, NTPC Ltd, Oil India Ltd, and Petronet LNG Ltd., and more than 20 public and private sector banks including SBI, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India, HDFC, ICICI, Yes Bank, OBC, UCO Bank and others took part in the deliberations.

Corporate companies like the Aditya Birla Group and Tata Sons were also involved in the event and presented their views.

For more details see: Swachh India