been flowing towards the sea for ages, through hills and valleys and planes by earning love and good wishes of all whom I meet on my long way.I am a river, a dancing maid, who knows not how to tarry for a while. When I was given this eternal flow I remember not, and when it will end is a mystery to me...
Dehradun was a summer retreat for British officers, a picture-postcard hill station located in the verdant Doon valley within the Ganga and Yamuna rivers. The capital city of Uttarakhand state, it is majestically flanked by the Himalaya and the Shivalik mountain ranges.
It was in this picturesque...
In September 1941, the couple moved to Lahore, then in undivided Pakistan, and a major cultural and artistic centre. She lived and painted at 23 Ganga Ram Mansions, The Mall, Lahore, where her studio was reported to be on the top floor of the townhouse, she inhabited. She was also famous for her many...
2. Indian States International Boundaries 3. Important Crops India 4. Important National Highways 5. Important Rivers India 6. Important River Valley Projects 7. Important Indian Town Rivers 8. Hill Stations India 9. Sanctuaries and Parks in India 10. Mineral Resources of India ********** 1. Important...
The Ganga, especially, is the river of India, beloved of her people, round which are intertwined her memories, her hopes and fears, her songs of triumph, her victories and her defeats. She has been a symbol of India's age-long culture and civilization, ever changing, ever flowing, and yet ever the same...
The Ganga Project
“Throwing her head in a swirl of ice spray, in pride and defiance creeping round lovingly some favoured rock to rush down joyously over the boulders hurling herself with a mighty shout over some great precipice…smiling and dancing in the morning sunlight and dark...
Ganga Action Plan-A critical analysis
The GangaRiverGanga is not an ordinary river. It is a life-line, a symbol of purity and virtue for countless
people of India. Ganga is a representative of all other rivers in India. Millions of Ganga
devotees and lovers still throng to the river just to have...
Gangariver pollution in India- A brief report.
Dr. Nitish Priyadarshi
July 08, 2009
Most ancient civilizations grew along the banks of rivers. Even today, millions of people all over the world live on the banks of rivers and depend on them for their survival.
All of us have seen a river...
Introduction and map of Ganga
The Ganga (गगां) is a major river of the Indian subcontinent rising in the Himalaya Mountains and flowing about 2,510 km (1,560 mi) generally eastward through a vast plain to the Bay of Bengal. On its 1,560-mi (2,510-km) course, it flows southeast through the Indian...
Source of GangaGanga delta
The three main rivers of the Northern plains are the Satluj, Ganga and Brahmaputra. They divided the plains into three river basins. The three river basins are :-
1. The Satluj Basin:
The Satluj River along with its main tributary...
is Anupam Rastogi. I love my country India very much. It has many beautiful mountains, lakes, rivers and deserts. It is the seventh largest country in the world. The riverGanga is one of the most holy rivers of India. In India, people of different religions live and speak different languages. It has...
Ganga Action Plan
1. An action plan, popularly known as “Ganga Action Plan” (GAP) for immediate reduction of pollution load on the riverGanga was prepared by Department of Environment (now Ministry of Environment & Forests) in December 1984 on the basis of a survey on Ganga basin carried out by the...
(Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Environment (Protection) Act, 1986:
'Environment'-Discharge of effluents from tannery into the RiverGanga-Necessity to establish primary treatment plants-Closure of tanneries directed on failure to comply- Life, health and ecology have great importance...
India, Nepal, China, Bangladesh
Summary of basin characteristics
he Ganga (Ganges) basin extends over more
than 1 million square kilometres and encompasses parts of India (about 80% of the total
basin area), Nepal, China and Bangladesh. The
length of the main channel...
| WHY IS GANGA CONSIDERED A HOLY RIVER |
TABLE OF ILLUSTRATIONS
1. Analysis of Methods
2. Observations & Findings
(Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Environment (Protection) Act, 1986: 'Environment'-Discharge of effluents from tannery into the RiverGanga-Necessity to establish primary treatment plants-Closure of tanneries directed on failure to comply- Life, health and ecology have great importance...
SMF is working as a catalytic agent to arouse people’s interest in cleaning Ganga, the Sankat Mochan Foundation (SMF) drew the attention of the Government of India.
The National River Conservation Directorate (NRCD)
NRCD was constituted in the Ministry of Environment and Forests...
(summative assessment 1)
Q.1. What is a River System? Ans. A river along with its tributaries is known as a River System or a Drainage system. Ex. GangaRiver System, Indus River System etc. Q.2. Define the term drainage. Ans. The term drainage describes the river system of an area. Q.3. What is a drainage...
but a quake is to do with the fault line being in the wrong place at the wrong time hope you found this useful .
This legend relates to the descent of the riverGanga from the heavens into the earth.
The ruler of Ayodhya, King Sagar, an ancestor of Rama, of the solar race performed...
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