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Govt to raise one battalion of Ganga Task Force

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New Delhi:  The Defence Ministry has agreed to raise one battalion of Ganga Task Force initially, comprising ex-servicemen who will be residing along the river for monitoring pollution, Lok Sabha was informed today.

In his reply to a question, Union Minister of State for Water Resources Sanwar Lal Jat said that the Ministry of Defence has agreed to raise one battalion of Ganga Task Force initially for monitoring the pollution through ex-servicemen living along River Ganga.

Responding to another query on rejuvenation of River Ganga, the minister said that Germany, Australia, Canada, Singapore and the Netherlands have expressed interest to support Ganga rejuvenation through knowledge/technology sharing and providing financial/technical assistance for cleaning up of Ganga, capacity building, research and development, sharing of experiences, expertise and best practises.

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