India: Plan To Restore Pachnada River Health

Posted September 2012 By SER

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Yamuna, the largest tributary of the Ganga river, is all set to get an "eco health" revamp in the region, courtesy UK-based Thames River Restoration Trust (TRRT) and a number of local organizations working in the field of eco-restoration of waterbodies. WWF India has also been working to help restore the lower Yamuna to benefit the people and wildlife as part of the "Thames and Ganges Twinning Partnership". Elaborating on the activities, Sita Ram Taigor, said: "The actions include training local people in basic river and catchment monitoring techniques, environmental education of school children and providing sustainable energy use techniques at the local level."

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