Rotary India roped in for Namami Gange
The National Mission for Clean Ganga under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has roped in Rotary India to carry forward its Namami Gange project.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed by Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga U P Singh and Vice-Chairman of Rotary India PT Prabhakar.
Rotary India will support clean Ganga mission through their ‘WASH in Schools’ program which they are undertaking in over 20,000 government schools and communities located along the river Ganga in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Nadia District of West Bengal and other states where Rotary has a strong presence.
WASH program includes the implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene services in the targeted government schools and sensitizing all the stakeholders, including school children, teachers, school management communities and communities on practicing positive health behaviour for improving awareness on sanitation. The children hence sesntised act as agents of change for their families and community they live in.