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Updated: July 7, 2010 03:05 IST

IITs sign MoU on Ganga management plan

Priscilla Jebaraj
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Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh and Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal exchange documents after signing of an MoU with IITs, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma
The Hindu Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh and Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal exchange documents after signing of an MoU with IITs, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Ramesh Sharma

A consortium of seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has been officially signed on to prepare a management plan for the Ganga river basin to ensure the clean and continuous flow of the river.

The IITs signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Human Resource Development and Environment and Forests Ministries here on Tuesday. The 18-month project will cost about Rs.15 crore.



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