Conservation and rejuvenation of Ganga have been a priority of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government since 2014.
The main goal of the flagship program – Namami Gange is to make Ganga free from pollution. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s initiative of the Clean Ganga Fund has started attracting the masses and corporations. Many individuals, companies, PSUs and even religious trusts have contributed to the Clean Ganga Fund in the past few years.
Trimble Group’s Trimble Mobility Solutions India Private Limited (TMSIP) has contributed 42.8 lakhs Rs. towards the Clean Ganga Fund.
Sudhir R. Kamath, Sr. Director Finance and Sudarshan Mohan, Operations Director- India, TMSIP presented the demand draft to Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga.
This is a part of the company’s CSR initiative.
Complimenting the contribution, DG, NMCG said that rejuvenation of the national river Ganga needs collaborative efforts of everyone and Corporates have been making important contributions in this direction.
He expressed his heartfelt gratitude to TMSIP and said that such efforts will encourage other corporate houses to join hands for the rejuvenation of Ganga. Noting that this company is involved in geospatial technology, this led to further discussion on several initiatives of use of such technology in Namami Gange such as LIDAR mapping, etc.
Recently, the Prime Minister has urged people to participate in an e-auction of the gifts and mementos he has received.
This includes the special mementos given by heroes of the Tokyo Olympics and Tokyo Paralympics, to the Prime Minister. The Clean Ganga Fund has received an overwhelming response from across the country.