UPSC Economics Government Schemes Question Bank Government Welfare Schemes And Programmes

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          Center has approved INR 370 crore for ongoing rejuvenation programme for the River Ganga in which cities?

    A) Haridwar           

    B) Varanasi

    C) Both of the above

    D)     Neither of the above

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Both of the above. Government of India has approved new projects at cost of INR 370 crores for the ongoing Ganga rejuvenation programme in Haridwar and Varanasi. The Centre also decided to include six more towns/ cities under the surface cleaning exercise of the river using trash skimmers. Surface cleaning of the river Ganga in the cities - Rishikesh, Haridwar, Garh Mukhteshwar, Sahibganj, Kolkata and Navdweep -will begin in Jan 2017.

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