Rs. 42.8 lakhs donated to Clean Ganga Fund
23 SEP 2021 7:27PM by PIB Delhi
Conservation and rejuvenation of Ganga has been a priority of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi led government since 2014. The main goal of the flagship program – Namami Gange is to make Ganga free from pollution.Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s initiative of the Clean Ganga Fund has started attracting masses and corporations. Many individuals, companies, PSUs and even religious trusts have contributed to the Clean Ganga Fund in the past few years.
Trimble Group’s Trimble Mobility Solutions India Private Limited (TMSIP) has contributed42.8 lakhs Rs. towards the Clean Ganga Fund. Mr. Sudhir R. Kamath, Sr. Director Finance and Mr. Sudarshan Mohan, Operations Director- India, TMSIP presented the demand draft to Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga. This is a part of the company’s CSR initiative.
Complimenting the contribution, DG, NMCG said that rejuvenation of the national river Ganga needs collaborative efforts of everyone and Corporates have been making important contributions in this direction. He expressed his heartfelt gratitude to TMSIP and said that such efforts will encourage other corporate houses to join hands for rejuvenation of Ganga. Noting that this company is involved in geo spatial technology, this led to further discussion on several initiatives of use of such technology in Namami Gange such as LIDAR mapping etc.
Recently, the Prime Minister has urged people to participate in an e-auction of the gifts and mementoes he has received. This includes the special mementoes given by heroes of the Tokyo Olympics and Tokyo Paralympics, to the Prime Minister. The Clean Ganga Fund has received an over-whelming response from across the country.
(Release ID: 1757377)
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