New Delhi: The Modi government of the Center is preparing to enact a new law to keep the Ganges river pollution-free and for this, work is underway on the draft National Ganga River Revival, Protection and Management Bill. Giving information, sources said that work is going on on the draft of the proposed law for the conservation of river Ganga under the National Clean Ganga Mission.
In this regard, the feedback has been taken by brainstorming with various ministries, concerned authorities and departments. He informed that now the draft is being implemented again after incorporating the comments of these ministries and departments. It will then be sent for cabinet approval. The erstwhile Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation constituted a committee under the leadership of Justice (retd) Giridhar Malviya to prepare the draft of this bill in July 2016 to preserve the Ganga's cleanliness and non-availability. The committee submitted the draft of this bill to the ministry on 12 April 2017.
When asked about the current situation about this, Malaviya said, 'I had submitted the draft and after that, I do not know what the situation is. I have not been given any information in this regard whether any change has been made in that draft.'