Despite Push for Water Conservation, Govt Trims Jal Shakti Ministry Budget by 9.4%, Cuts Namami Gange Funds by 67%
Namami Gange, which was a flagship programme of the BJP after it came to power in 2014, saw a reduction of budgetary allocation from Rs 2,300 crore in 2018-19 to Rs 750 crore in 2019-20.