Clean Ganga funds

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Clean Ganga funds: Context: The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), conceived as a ₹20,000-crore programme in 2014 to clean up the river, has so far been allocated ₹15,074 crore. Of this only ₹10,972 crore, or about two-thirds, has been released by the Finance Ministry to the NMCG. Further, Uttar …