Pollution Control and management of River Ganga Ecosystem

Prof. B.D. Tripathi of the Banaras Hindu University has pioneered researches on Ganga Water Pollution in Varanasi and a group of eminent scientists, technologists, medical scientists and noted social workers have studied different aspects of the pollution and suggested methods to control and manage the Ganga eco-system.

First Parliamentary question on Ganga Water Pollution

PARLIAMENT QUESTION-IMMEDIATE / TODAY-REPLY MAY KINDLY BE SENT THROUGH SPECIAL MESSENGER COPY OF TELEGRAMX 2355 2204 NEW DELHI & STE 112/113 THE VICE CHANCELLOR BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY

NO. F. 11016/21/80-EPC KINDLY SUPPLY REQUISITE INFORMATION BY 10TH JULY POSITIVELY TO FRAME JULY POSITIVELY TO FRAME REPLY TO LOKSABHA QUESTION NO. 1464 REPRODUCED BELOW (A) WHETHER IT IS A FACT THAT ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION COMPOUNDED BY THE DEGRADING QUALITY OF AIR, WATER AND SOIL IN AND AROUND VARANASI IS POSING A SERIOUS THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND PLANTS ACCORDING TO A SURVEY CONDUCTED BY A TEAM OF BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY SCIENTIST UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF DR. B.D. TRIPATHI. (B) WHETHER POLLUTION OF THE GANGA HAS CREATED A NUMBER OF PROBLEMS AND (C) IF SO THE STEPS WHICH GOVERNMENT PROPOSED TO TAKE TO PREVENT POLLUTION OF THE GANGA AT VARANASI (.) WORKS.

REPLY TELEGRAM

WORKS-NEW DELHI REFUTELS NO F.11016/21/80-EPC DATED 7TH AND 15TH JULY REGARDING PARLIAMENT QUESTION ON ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION ADMITTED FOR 21ST JULY (.)

STUDIES BY TEAM OF BHU SCIENTIST UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF DR. B.D. TRIPATHI, CENTRE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES, BOTANY REVEALS QUOTE DAMAGE TO ENVIRONMENT AROUND MUGALSARAI YARD, VASANT PAPER MILL MANAHAR INSECTICIDE INDUSTRIES AND RAMNAGAR GLASS WORKS(.) MANY FRUIT BEARING TREES AS ALSO TIMBER SEVERELY AFFECTED(.) INDICATING HIGH LEVEL OF PARTICULATE POLLUTION (.) GRADIENT OF IMPROVING VEGETATION AWAY IN AREAS NOT AFFECTED (.)DISCHARGE OF VASANT PAPER MILL INTO THE GANGA NEAR RAMNAGAR WITH ABNOXIOUS SMELL CAUSING INCONVENIENCE AND TOXICITY TO PEOPLE AND PLANT IN THE AREA (.) DISCHARGING OF EFFLUENT POSING SERIOUS PROBLEM FOR RIVER WATER USES OF VARANASI(.) NEEDING EXTENSIVE STUDIES FROM POLLUTION POINTS AS ALSO TO CHECK DISCHARGE TOXIC MATERIAL IN RIVER GANGA (.) SEWAGE AND DIRTY WATER DISCHARGE FROM ASSI TO RAJGHAT AREAS OF BATHING ACTIVITY GENERATES POLLUTION OF GANGA WATER (.) REQUIRING PROPER CARE OR MANAGEMENT (.) UNQUOTE SUGGESTION BY TEAM QUOTE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC LAVATORIES AT APPROPRIATE PLACES AVOIDING FACAL DISCHARGE ELECTRIC CREMATORIA TREATMENT OF SEWAGE SETTLING PONDS GAS GENERATING UNIT UNQUOTE.