River Cities Alliance

 

River Cities Alliance
 

News: National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) in association with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) organized the ‘River-Cities Alliance (RCA) Global Seminar: Partnership for Building International River-Sensitive Cities’.
 

What is RCA?

o It is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Jal Shakti (MoJS) & the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA),
o It aims to connect river cities and focus on sustainable river centric development.
o The Alliance focuses on three broad themes- Networking, Capacity Building and Technical Support.
o Beginning with 30 member cities in November 2021, the Alliance has expanded to 110 river cities across India and one international member city from Denmark.
 

About NIUA:

o Established in 1976 as an autonomous body under the Societies Registration Act 1860, NIUA is an institute for research, training and information dissemination in urban development and management.
o It is supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
 

About NMCG:

o The mission is implemented by the National Council for Rejuvenation, Protection and Management of River Ganga also known as the National Ganga Council.
o It acted as the implementation arm of National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) which was constituted under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act (EPA),1986. NGRBA has since been dissolved with effect from the 7th of October 2016, consequent to constitution of National Council for Rejuvenation, Protection and Management of River Ganga (referred as National Ganga Council).
o National Ganga Council works under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of India.
o Its main purpose is to reduce pollution and ensure rejuvenation of the Ganga River.
o The mission incorporates rehabilitating and boosting the existing STPs (Sewage Treatment Plants) and instant short-term steps to curb pollution at exit points on the riverfront in order to check the inflow of sewage. 

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