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Environment ministry adopts new plan to rejuvenate rivers

The environment ministry on Wednesday announced a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems, stating that focus will now be on the entire river basin compared to the current strategy that only looks at tackling pollution load from domestic wastewater and regulation of industrial pollution. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Union minister for environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) Harsh Vardhan.

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