Prime News, National (Mumbai), August 31:- Union minister Nitin Gadkari expressed hope here on Thursday that the Ganga river will become completely clean by 2020 considering the pace at which its rejuvenation programme was in progress.
He said most of the 221 projects under the Namami Gange Mission worth Rs 22,238 crore are at advanced stages of completion.
“Considering the pace at which the works are awarded and getting completed, we are hopeful that by March 2020, river Ganga will be completely clean. It is a difficult task, but we will complete,” the Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister said. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).