Bachendri Pal to Lead Mission Ganges

Editorials News | Oct-03-2018

Bachendri Pal to Lead Mission Ganges

A team of 40 members will be undertaking a month long rafting expedition to clean river Ganga. The team would be led by Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest. Tata Steel employees will also be a part of the expedition. The objective of the mission is to clean river Ganga and spread awareness on waste management. 

The expedition will start on 3rd October from Haridwar and end on 30th October in Patna. It will be whole together covering a distance of 1500 km. The members will be staying at each and every destination for 2 to 3 days where cleanliness and awareness drives will be organized with the help of local support. The garbage would be disposed properly with the help of local municipal bodies. 

The team would also be visiting schools and other institutions to create awareness on waste management, climate change and pollution in river Ganga.


By: Krisha Malhotra