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India Water Impact Summit 2018

Topics covered:

  1. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.


India Water Impact Summit 2018


Context: India Water Impact Summit 2018 was jointly organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies recently in New Delhi.


India Water Impact Summit:

  • It is an annual event where stakeholders get together to discuss, debate and develop model solutions for some of the biggest water-related problems in the country.
  • The discussions this year will be on the rejuvenation of the Ganga River Basin.
  • There will be multi-country dialogue on the subject, with showcasing of technological innovations, research, policy frameworks and funding models from India and abroad.
  • The efforts may take various forms including (but not limited to): data collection (sensors, LIDAR, modelling etc), hydrology, e-flows, agriculture, wastewater and more.


Ganga Financing Forum:

The Summit introduced the inaugural Ganga Financing Forum that will bring a number of institutions to a common knowledge, information and partnership platform. The Financing Forum will bring together financial institutions and investors interested in Namami Gange programmes.


Sources: the hindu.