NMCG, Rotary India Signs MOU for Namami Gange Programme (Download PDF)

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The NMCG and Rotary India signed a MOU for the success of Namami Gange Programme. National Mission for Clean Ganga under Ministry of Water Resources, MOU with Rotary India was signed on 2 March 2017 in New Delhi.

  • The MoU was signed by Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga Shri UP Singh and Vice Chairman of Rotary India Shri PT Prabhakar.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) shall remain in force for two years.
NMCG and Rotary India Signed a MOU

About Rotary India program:

  • Support clean Ganga mission through their WASH in Schools program in various schools.
  • Planned to undertake WASH in Schools program in 20,000 Government Schools.
  • This will be achieved through an integrated learning environment.
  • Supporting children to serve as agents of change for their siblings and communities at large.
  • Undertaken in government schools and communities located along the river Ganga in the states of:
    • Nadia District of West Bengal
    • Jharkhand and Bihar
    • Other states where Rotary has a strong presence

About Namami Gange Programme

  • A comprehensive River Basin Management Plan for Ganga is being prepared by the consortium of seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) :
    • Kanpur
    • Delhi
    • Madras
    • Bombay
    • Kharagpur
    • Guwahati
    • Roorkee
Namami Gange Programme

About WASH

  • The Need: Poor sanitation, water scarcity, inferior water quality and inappropriate hygiene behavior are major cause of mortality for children under five
  • WASH in Schools is a first step towards ensuring a healthy physical learning environment.
  • WASH stands for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education

- Published/Last Modified on: March 16, 2017

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