3 edition of Ecology and pollution of Ganga River found in the catalog.
Ecology and pollution of Ganga River
Dev Raj Khanna
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-241).
|Statement||Dev Raj Khanna.|
|LC Classifications||QH193.G35 K53 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||241 p. :|
|Number of Pages||241|
|LC Control Number||93905705|
More recently, Ganga has spilled far beyond the comforting myths. The devotees and scientists are on the opposite banks of the river. Climate and ecology mistrust rituals and beliefs. Modernity points out that the river is loaded with pollution. Sadly, “the purest of all rivers has also become one of the most polluted in the world.”. The River Yamuna, originating in the Himalayas, is the largest tributary of the River Ganga (Ganges) into which it flows at Allahabad. Its drainage basin covers about 42% of the Ganga River basin and about 11% of India's total land area.
ppt on river ganga 1. It drains into the Bay of Bengal through its vast delta in the Sunder bans. The Ganga is a major Indian river flowing through the plains of Northern India into Bangladesh. The km[m] long river begins at the Gangotri Glacier in the central Himalayas. 2. The river Ganges is the largest river in India and the fifth longest in the world. Although, many studies on fish ecology and systematic have been conducted largely to improve fisheries but fish diversity and their distribution pattern from conservation point of view have never been adequately addressed in the Ganges. In this connection, current distribution and abundance of freshwater fishes Cited by:
River of Love in an Age of Pollution: The Yamuna River of Northern India. By David L. Haberman as it promises to involve and inspire students of religion and ecology at all levels. It is a book that might even have a benign effect on the problematic world it seeks to describe. Readers are not psychologically prepared for the “modern Author: Ann Grodzins Gold. SOURCES: ‘Ganga River Basin Management Plan, ’, prepared by the consortium of 7 IITs; National Mission for Clean Ganga; ‘Ganga Rejuvenation, Challenges and Required Interventions’, GoI. Graphic: Mithun Chakraborty Treating Urban Sewage. Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal together generate over 7, million litres of sewage per day that flows directly or.
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Cities have been known by the rivers that flow nearby-Landon and Thames, Rome and the Traverse, Paris and Seince, Banaras and Ganga. The Delhi and Yamuna sound unfamiliar, although the river is the main source of water supply to the city and plays most crucial role in its growth.
The increase of population and activity in the Yamuna watershed is placing increasingly exigent demands upon its. Ecology of the River Ganga - Issues and Challenges Ecology of the River Ganga measures to increase flow and reduce pollution load in the river. Northern Book Centre, ), Author: Ravindra Kumar Sinha.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ghose, N.C. (Naresh Chandra), Pollution of Ganga River. New Delhi: Ashish Pub. House ; Columbia, MO: Distributed by. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Khanna, Dev Raj.
Ecology and pollution of Ganga River. New Delhi: Ashish Pub. House, (OCoLC) The Ganga is considered as the holiest river in India with massive spiritual, religious and ritual significance. Near about 40% of Indian population survive on Ganga by using its water.
The Ganges tolerate domestic waste such as defecation, untreated industrial waste, and. On the Banks of the Ganga is a signal contribution to this literature. In focusing on the contested notions of purity and pollution and the cultural politics of waste management in India's sacred city of Banaras, it demonstrates, as few books have, the power of ethnographic research to.
The Ganges (/ ˈ ɡ æ n dʒ iː z / GAN-jeez), or Ganga (Hindustani: [ˈɡəŋɡaː]), is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through India and 2, km (1, mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of India and Bangladesh, eventually emptying into the Bay of y: India, Bangladesh (as Padma).
Ganga is the name of Hollick's book--simply Ganga and not the less euphonious, anglicized Ganges (note: this review is based on the Indian edition of Ganga; the American Island Press edition carries the subtitle "A Journey Down the Ganges River")/5(10).
The book is a partial atlas of the river Ganga: The Many Pasts of a River by Sudipta Sen, professor of history at UC Davis, is a book like the river itself—it is many things at the same time.
Prologue It is with great pleasure that I am writing a prologue to this great literary work The Holy Ganga, centred around the devotion and faith of millions of people living in various corners of the globe. This book is based on extensive research by the author during the course of the decade-long movements and noble initiatives for preservation of the environment and ecology.
Ganga River Pollution In India Environmental Sciences Essay All of us have seen a river – big or little, either fluxing through our town, or someplace are nil more than surface H2O fluxing down from a higher height to a lower height due to the pull of river might hold its beginning in a glacier, another in a spring.
Pollution in the river Ganga or Ganges has been increasing rapidly over the years and has resulted in the river, considered holy, to be one of the most polluted rivers in the world. This pollution severely impacts the more than million people who live in the river basin and are dependent on it.
At Kanpur, the leather tanneries were identified as the main culprit of Ganga pollution. Accordingly, Primary Effluent Treatment Plant (PETP) was made mandatory in the leather tanneries Further, facilities (tannery waste conveyance system and 36 mld CETP) were.
The actual amount of sewerage discharge in Ganga between Kurji and Patna City Mor Nala through 29 drains in estimated to be million litre per day. “There is a gap. Even if sewerage treatment is as per prescribed norms, it contributes to the pollution in the river,” said member-secretary of the state pollution control board Dr S N Rao.
He disputes the Ganga Directorate's figures of the river project's first-phase purity, and is demanding a new system of pollution evaluation. Using his own water quality measurements along the 5-mile stretch of bathing ghats at Banares, Mishra gets figures of biochemical oxygen demand (a toxicity scale) that are twice that of the governments.
Pollution of the Ganges (or Ganga), the largest river in India, poses significant threats to human health and the larger environment. Severely polluted with human waste and industrial contaminants, the river provides water to about 40% of India's population across 11 states, serving an estimated population of million people which is more than any other river in the world.
The Ganga, a most sacred river traverses from the Himalayas to the Indian Ocean, is revered as a deity by Hindus because it is a source for survival for millions of people in the Indian : Chandra Prakash Kala.
Celebrated as an aquatic form of divinity for thousands of years, the Yamuna is one of India's most sacred rivers. A prominent feature of north Indian culture, the Yamuna is conceptualized as a goddess flowing with liquid love--yet today it is severely polluted, the victim of.
During the second half of the 20th century, the Ganga River ecosystem has been continuously altered by several ongoing anthropogenic processes, accommodating multi-dimensional pressure due to increase of nearly four-fold human population.
For solution of any environmental issues of the river, the Earth System Science approach is required to have maximum socio-economic Cited by: The GBMK’s natural flow regime provides Ganges dolphins cues to migrate, reproduce, forage, etc.; thus, the rhythm of the river is tied intimately to the functional ecology of this animal.
In the context of rapidly changing environmental settings, such Ganges dolphin dependence on water level could be : Shambhu Paudel, Shambhu Paudel, John L. Koprowski. of God: Religion and Ecology in Hindu India, ed. Lance E. Nelson, – Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, Alley closely examines the arguments defending both the sacred purity and pollution of the Ganga river.
Using Banares as an example, she analyzes the cognitive categories and symbolic. The Ganga is mentioned in the Rig-Veda, the earliest of the Hindu scriptures. The Ganga is mentioned in the nadistuti (Rig Veda ), which lists the rivers from east to west.
In RVthe word Ganga is also mentioned, but it is not clear if the reference is to the river. According to Hindus the river Ganga (feminine) is sacred.Abstract: Haridwar and Rishikesh are the famous pilgrims on river Ganga.
The river Gang is regarded as one of the most holy and sacred rivers of the world from time immemorial. The evaluation of river water quality in terms of microbial analysis is a useful because most of the waterborne diseases are caused by enteric pathogens such as bacteria, viruses and parasites that are transmitted by.