Government forms committee to prepare ‘Draft Ganga Act’
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation constituted a committee to prepare Draft Ganga Act. The Committee has been asked to prepare a Draft Act on Ganga ensuring wholesomeness of the River. The Act should have provisions to ensure cleanliness (Nirmalta) and uninterrupted e-flow (avirlta) of Ganga.
The Committee may take into consideration any other issue which it may deem fit in the drafting of the Act. The tenure of the Committee would be for a period of three months which may be extended by another three months, if required. Justice Girdhar Malviya (Retd.) is the Chairman of the committee. Other members of the committee are: V.K.Bhasin, Ex-Secretary, Legislative Department of Union Govt, Prof. A.K. Gosain, llT Delhi and Prof. Nayan Sharma, llT Roorkee. Sundeep, Director, National Mission for clean Ganga is the member secretary.
So let's do:
1. The government has form a committee to prepare Draft Ganga Act is headed by whom?