Question of The Day15-01-2021

Which ministry launched the Ganga Gram Yojana?


Correct Answer : b ) Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Explanation :

Ganga Gram Yojana was launched in 2017 by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation as part of Namami Gange. The project was launched with the aim of holistic sanitation development of 1600 villages in UP located along the banks of river Ganga. The villages will be developed under the Sichewal model.

The Ganga Gram Project covers components such as solid and liquid waste management, renovation of ponds and other reservoirs, water conservation projects, organic farming, horticulture and promoting medicinal plants.

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation was formed in 2011. It has been merged with the Ministry of Jal Shakti in 2019.

Hence, (b) is the correct answer.

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