Ganga Council meet today, River Cities, dolphins on the agenda

The National Ganga Council, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is set to meet for first time at Kanpur on Saturday with a proposal to save and enhance the population of the Gangetic Dolphin, to discuss the concept of ‘River Cities’ and an action plan to provide sewer connection to every household in towns along the Ganga and its tributaries.

According to sources, the council will also discuss the concept of River Cities based on the urban river management plans to be prepared by the respective states.