1. Explain the major steps taken by the government to control pollution in river Ganga.

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  • Government has made various initiatives over the year to control the pollution in river  Ganga.
  • Prime minister Rajeev Gandhi started Ganga action plan in the year 1986 to improve the quality of river Ganga by preventing disposal of chemical industrial  waste and toxic waste from polluting the river.
  • The government has also sanctioned many project to control pollution river under national Ganga river basin authority.
  • The government has also invited IIT's to prepare plan and strategy which is Ganga river basin management plan.
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