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October CURRENT AFF

October CURRENT AFF

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3
The
 
World
 
Wildlife
F
und
 
in
 
Marchlisted
 
the
G
anges
 
among
 
theworld’s
10
most
 
endangeredrivers
.
In
 
India
,
the
 
river 
 
providesmore
 
than
500
million
 
people
 
withwater 
 
for 
 
drinking
 
and
 
farming
.
More
 
than
100
cities
 
andcountless
 
villages
 
are
 
situatedalong
 
the
1,568-
mile
 
river 
,
whichstretches
 
from
 
the
 
foothills
 
of 
 
the
H
imalayas
 
to
 
the
B
ay
 
of 
B
engal
,
and
 
few
 
of 
 
them
 
have
 
sewagetreatment
 
plants
. B
ut
 
recentreports
 
by
 
scientists
 
say
 
the
G
anges
 
is
 
under 
 
greater 
 
threatfrom
 
water 
 
pollution
&
evengreater 
 
from
 
global
 
warming
.A
ccording
 
to
 
a
 
U
.
N
.
climatereport
,
the
H
imalayan
 
glaciersthat
 
are
 
the
 
sources
 
of 
 
the
G
angescould
 
disappear 
 
by
2030
astemperatures
 
rise
.
The
 
shrinkingglaciers
 
also
 
threaten
A
sia’s
 
supplyof 
 
fresh
 
water 
.
The
 
immediateeffect
 
of 
 
glacier 
 
recession
 
is
 
ashort
-
lived
 
surplus
 
of 
 
water 
. B
uteventually
 
the
 
supply
 
runs
 
out
,
and
 
experts
 
predict
 
that
 
the
G
anges
 
eventually
 
will
 
become
 
aseasonal
 
river 
,
largely
 
dependenton
 
monsoon
 
rains
.
A
rrangement
 
at
 
the
C
entralLevel
The
 
river 
 
cleaning
 
program
 
wasstarted
 
with
G
anga
A
ctionPlan
(GA
P
)
in
1985
under 
 
theaegis
 
of 
G
P
D
established
 
under the
 
Ministry
 
of 
E
nvironment
&F
orest
. A CGA
under 
 
thechairmanship
 
of 
 
the
 
PM
 
wasconstituted
 
to
 
finalise
 
the
 
policyframework
 
and
 
to
 
oversee
 
theimplementation
 
of 
GA
P
.
The
C
hief 
 
Ministers
 
of 
 
the
 
concernedStates
,
Union
 
Ministers
 
andSecretaries
 
of 
 
the
 
concerned
C
entral
 
Ministries
 
and
E
xpertswere
 
its
 
members
.
The
GA
P
 
waslater 
 
extended
 
to
GA
P
 
II
 
in
1993
and
 
was
 
broad
-
based
 
in
 
the
 
formof 
 
NR
C
P
 
in
1995.
The
GA
P
 
IIwas
 
merged
 
with
 
NR
C
P
 
in
D
ecember 
1996.
Since
 
then
 
asingle
 
scheme
 
of 
 
NR
C
P
 
is
 
under implementation
 
as
 
a
C
entrallySponsored
 
Scheme
.
The
CGA
was
 
renamed
 
as
 
National
 
River 
C
onservation
A
uthority
(
NR
CA)
with
 
a
 
larger 
 
mandate
 
to
 
cover 
 
allthe
 
programmes
 
supported
 
by
 
theNR
CD.
National
G
anga
 
River
B
asin
A
uthority
To
 
face
 
this
 
challenge
 
the
C
entral
G
overnment
 
by
 
a
 
notification
 
on
20
th
F
ebruary
,2009,
has
 
set
 
upthe
 
‘National
G
anga
 
River 
B
asin
A
uthority’
(
N
G
R
BA)
as
 
anempowered
 
planning
,
financing
,
monitoring
 
and
 
coordinatingauthority
 
for 
 
the
G
anga
 
River 
,
toensure
 
effective
 
abatement
 
of pollution
 
and conservation
 
of 
 
theriver 
G
anga
 
by
 
adopting
 
a
 
holisticapproach
 
with
 
the
 
river 
 
basin
 
asthe
 
unit
 
of 
 
planning
.
The
A
uthoritywill
 
perform
 
its
 
function
 
under 
 
the
C
hairmanship
 
of 
 
the
 
Prime
 
GANGA, THE MOTHER IN A CURSE

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