The 5th edition of Ganga Utsav began virtually with much fun and festivities.
Ganga was declared as the National River of India on 4th November 2008.
The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) celebrates the festival every year to strengthen the Public ? River Connection.
Continuous Learning and Activity Portal (CLAP) developed by NMCG in association with Tree Craze Foundation was launched by the minister for Jal Shakti.
NMCG also got registered in the Guinness Book of World Records for most photos of handwritten notes uploaded to Facebook in one hour.
Ministry of Jal Shakti also launched the Ganga Atlas: River of the Past, developed by IIT Kanpur.