Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD&GR) signed anMoU in Delhi with the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW) for speedy implementation of NamamiGange program. The MoU was signed by HariHar Mishra, Additional Mission Director, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), MoWR, RD&GR and Dr S STomar, Additional Commissioner, MoA&FW in the presence of Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti and Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh.
Speaking on the occasion Bharti said that signing of this MoU will ensure effective and efficient implementation of various projects of NamamiGange in coordination with MoA&FW. The Minister said being a multi-disciplinary program, the success of NamamiGange largely depends upon the participation of other ministries, state governments and local communities. She expressed the hope that MoA&FW will play a major role in the success of NamamiGange program. Radha Mohan Singh promised all required help from his Ministry to the Ministry of Water Resources for successful implementation of NamamiGange Program. He was of the opinion that NamamiGange is a major program under taken by the Modi Government and expressed the hope that both the Ministries will put their best together for its success. As per the terms of MoU the MoA&FW will develop organic farming in the villages along Ganga with each Gram Panchayat representing a single cluster, promote organic farming through awareness programmes, self help groups, mobile apps etc.