Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], might thirty (ANI): The rising temperature has taken a toll on the stream Ganga in Varanasi as patches of sand area unit visible in long stretches in center once the water started desiccation.
Despite relevant efforts taken by the Centre, as well as the approval of variety of comes value nearly Rs four,000 large integer by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) as a part of Ganga rejuvenation programme earlier this year, the condition of the holy stream is deteriorating raising issues for consultants.
“Dams designed on Ganga’s headstreams in Uttarakhand, canals designed on the stream, facility to different states and its exploitation area unit root causes behind the condition of stream Ganga these days. We’ll have to be compelled to work seriously. If nothing is completed currently, then presently it’ll become a lake. Around forty five large integer of the full Indian population depends on stream Ganga,” stream professional Dr B.D. Tripathi told cuckoo.
Earlier this month, Union Minister for Water Resources, stream Development ANd Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a workshop on “Ganga and its Biodiversity: Developing a roadmap for home ground and Species Conservation” and stressed on the necessity of an integrated approach to scrub Ganga.
However, consultants believed that the central government has to suppose much on the problem and not simply pay cash via totally different schemes.
“What can the govt. do with 1000s of large integer if there’ll be no water left in stream Ganga? The water of Ganga is being victimised. that is why the stream is desiccation. no one will save stream Ganga if matters remains an equivalent,” Dr U.K. Chaudhary, retired academician of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), told ANI.
“The Centre does not would like to know the scientific reason behind this. Minimum of 6000-7000 cubelike feet per second of water ought to flow in Ganga in Varanasi. Currently, the flow is around 4000 cubelike feet per second. Ganga can dry up utterly within the next 30-35 years in Varanasi,” Chaudhary another.