Development of Gangotri and Gaumukh

Development of Gangotri and Gaumukh
Last Date Sep 10,2014 18:30 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)
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Gangotri is the land from where the holy Ganga originates. Like other places, Gangotri too has become a centre for tourists and devotees thus putting some strain on the natural ...

Gangotri is the land from where the holy Ganga originates. Like other places, Gangotri too has become a centre for tourists and devotees thus putting some strain on the natural ecosystem there. This task involves travelling to Gangotri and Gaumukh. You can present a comprehensive report of the problems and scope for innovation as well as development in these areas so that the Ganga is clean, the ecosystem flourishes and more tourists and devotees can also grace these sacred spots.

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Madhav Shankar 5 years 11 months ago

Gangotri glacier is melting at a fast pace because of deforestation. In case of glaciers, the surrounding mountain walls hold up and maintain the structural integrity of the glacier When there is deforestation, there is rapid erosion of walls of surrounding mountains due to rains and the glacier slumps and melts Ban on cutting trees and better implementation under environment protection act of 1986. Constitute committee under NGRBA Bring Gangotri glacier under central govt. make it heritage site