This article is written by Abhinav Anand , a student pursuing B. B Hons. The article deals with the Ganga pollution case and the peruses into reasons behind the pollution. It also discusses some of the schemes of the government to purify the river and critically analyses its impact. It further suggests changes that should be done to make the effective implementation.
Pollution and India's Living River | Religion and Public Life at Harvard Divinity School
Most of the rivers in India are not polluted near their sources. However, many are polluted in the plains because of run-off from agricultural land, discharge of industrial effluents, and domestic sewage. The water of these rivers is not fit for drinking near cities and industrial areas. The following table lists some polluted rivers and the towns or cities near which they are polluted the most.
Based on a project which was partly funded by UK aid. All photographs copyright Evidence for Policy Design. India is using a new tool in its approach to air pollution: a device that will let regulators monitor factory emissions in real time.
By Matthew Cappucci and Janet Raloff. June 27, at am. Holidays are generally supposed to be fun. But big celebrations can sometimes bring big risks. Massive fireworks displays delight the eye, for instance.