Ahead of Kumbh, NGT checks Ganga water quality in Bijnor
| Wednesday | 9th January, 2019
Bijnor: A monitoring committee of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) checked the water quality of Ganga in Bijnor on Wednesday.
The NGT is visiting all the districts through which Ganga passes.On Wednesday, the monitoring team of NGT led by its chairman, Justice Arun Tandon, visited Bijnor district and inspected several sites to check the water quality of Ganga.
He came here to check the water quality of Ganga.
As the river enters UP at Bijnor, the monitoring team checked the water quality at Balawali and Ganga barrage.”“The dissolved oxygen (DO) was around 9.9 milligram per litre at Balawali and 9.7 at Ganga barrage.
District magistrate Atal Rai and pollution control board’s regional officer GC Verma were also present during the inspection.Talking to TOI, Verma said, “Justice Arun Tandon, chairman of NGT’s monitoring team, visited Bijnor district on Wednesday.
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