You just won't believe what Centre is using Google for
Along with the Group of Secretaries, the Indian Institute of Technology-consortium (IIT-C) comprising seven IIT's, was engaged in preparation of a 'Ganga River Basin Management Plan', which became a roadmap for cleaning the river. One of the key things this report did was identify the major and minor drains that pollute it. According to this report and reports of the Central Pollution Control Board, 30 major drains discharged the most polluted effluents in Ganga, along its main stem.
Even after three years of the formal launch of the Namami Gange project, the Centre is yet to get a full grasp on the number of drains releasing polluted water into the holy river. Image source: Reuters