Ganga Mitra


Ganga Mitra

The Mahamana Malaviya Research Centre for Ganga, River Development & Water Resource Management (MMRCGRD&WRM) vision is to be a world-class knowledge center on water resources management and an instrument for rejuvenation of the river Ganga. Its mission is to conserve water & natural resources for livelihoods & sustain the life in Ganga basin and research shall be the core activity of the centre.

Centre shall be different than the other existing academic and research institutions in India as follows:

  • Think Tank- To generate basic ecological data for policy makers.
  • Capacity Building- To cater to the needs of specially trained manpower requirement of national and international institutions, industries & research organizations.
  • Synergistic Efforts- Centre shall work through collaborative research with many partners & target policy makers, development agencies, individual farmers & private sector organizations.
  • International Targeted Training Center- To provide extensive training & skills, create networking among river scientists & technologists across the world.
  • Existing research institutions have got traditional mandate at the time of their establishment.

Aim of the Ganga Mitra training programme is to provide eco-skills and capacity building training to GANGA MITRA (selected people of urban, sub-urban & rural areas on the bank of river Ganga) to create proper awareness and help in the Ganga Rejuvenation & Water Resources Management Programs of the Ministry. This will in a way address all the initiatives of Govt. of India and Flagship Programs of Prime Minister such as Swacchha Bharat, Digital India, Unemployment, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana, Swadesh Darshan, Namami Gange, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Skill India, Make in India etc.