Five Villages Adopted by IIT-Kanpur Under Namami Gange Programme [ Current Affairs ]


Under the Namami Gange programme the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kanpur has adopted five villages in Uttar Pradesh and its civil engineering department expertise will work to restrict the flow of sewage into the river.

  • These five villages are
  1. Ramel Nagar
  2. Khoyra Katree
  3. Pratapur
  4. Hari Hindpur
  5.  Katri Ladhva Khera
Objective of sewage into the river

Objective of sewage into the river

Objective of sewage into the river

About IIT- Kanpur:

  • The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur IIT Kanpur) is a public research educational institute directed by the Union Government in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • It was established in 1959 with the support of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP)
  • It is one of the first Indian Institutes of Technology.

About Namami Gange programme

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched this Namami Gange Programme in May 2015, which is a determined integrated Ganga Conservation Mission.
  • Objective of this program is to make an effort to clean and protect the Ganga River in a comprehensive manner.

- Published on: August 22, 2016