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Union Ministers and Chief Ministers to discuss on Ganga

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New Delhi: Six Union Ministers, two Chief Ministers and some famous policymakers will meet to discuss how to clean river Ganga and keep it that way.

The meeting will also see the participation of 1,649 Gram Pradhans in a bid to involve the villages which dot the route of the 2,525-km long river that originates in the higher reaches of Uttarakhand.

The meeting has been organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga.

Among those who will attend are the Chief Ministers of Uttarakhand and Jharkhand and union Ministers Smriti Irani, Mahesh Sharma, S Sonowal, Chaudhary Birender Singh, Shripad Yesso Naikand Nitin Gadkari, said an official release. Policy makers and NGOs will also take part.

“Aimed at bringing all the stakeholders on a single platform, the consultation and sensitization programme is a national dialogue on Ganga,” it said.

The meeting will draw on ideas that will give a better insight for framing a strategic long-term policy for restoration of the river which Hindus consider holy, the release said. India’s second biggest river has got polluted with time. Millions of people across India depend on Ganga for their livelihood.

Narendra Modi government had promised to get the holy river clean.(IANS)

  • Vrushali Mahajan

    There should be action taken on the pollutants and the people who do it. Ganga has had a traditional and cultural importance in our country and should be taken care

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  • Vrushali Mahajan

    There should be action taken on the pollutants and the people who do it. Ganga has had a traditional and cultural importance in our country and should be taken care

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Rajasthan’s CM Enjoys Drive on Virtual Track at Digital Museum

In the 'Programme Bay' area, he was accorded a warm welcome by a 'dancing robot'

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The Chief Minister was visibly impressed with the VR (virtual reality) technology and tried his hands on virtual games including football and cricket. Pixabay

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday enjoyed a drive on the virtual track at a digital museum during a visit to the Bhamashah Technohub and State Data Centre here on Saturday.

The Chief Minister was visibly impressed with the VR (virtual reality) technology and tried his hands on virtual games including football and cricket.

In the ‘Programme Bay’ area, he was accorded a warm welcome by a ‘dancing robot’.

Gehlot also clicked selfies with the children and enjoyed ‘samosas’ with them.

Rajasthan, CM, Virtual Track
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday enjoyed a drive on the virtual track at a digital museum during a visit to the Bhamashah Technohub and State Data Centre here on Saturday. Pixabay

In the technohub, he monitored the progress of start-ups working in the domain of artificial intelligence, robotic technology, 3D printer technology and XRVR technologies.

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He also collected detailed information on video conferring through e-plus machine, 3D printer and spider robot on the occasion. (IANS)