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       Contents                                                                              Senior Appointments

Topic                                        Page No.

Brief on important projects and initiatives taken up                                                                      Shri G. Asok Kumar (IAS- 1991) joined as
during the period January to May 2019...................................... 5                                             Executive Director(Projects) in National Mission
Important activities, events and seminars................................... 6-7                                          for Clean Ganga on 18th February, 2019. Shri G.
Photo feature on 'Ganga Run' held in Varanasi.......................... 8-9                                               Asok Kumar who is also Mission Director,
'Clean Ganga Fund' & 'Clean Ganga Movement’....................... 10-11                                                  National Water Mission, is a B.Tech in Electronic
Special feature on integrating Wetlands                                                                                   and Communication Engineering with distinction
in Ganga Rejuvenation............................................................... 12                                   and a Chevening scholar of Oxford University,
Connecting people with Ganga – 'Rag Rag Me Ganga’                                              G. Asok Kumar, IAS UK. During his long service career, Shri G. Asok
and 'Ganga Quiz'........................................................................ 13     Telangana Cadre Kumar has held important posts in the
NMCG in news............................................................................ 14  Government of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and in the Central
Multi Stakeholder engagement................................................... 15           Government. Some of the important posts which he held in the State of
Partners series – Engineers India Limited.................................. 16               Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are Vice Chairman, Hyderabad Urban
                                                                                             Development Authority, Principal Resident Commissioner, Telangana
Newly formed Editorial Board                                                                 Bhawan, New Delhi, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Water Supply
                                                                                             and Sewage Board. At the center, he was posted as Director, Ministry of
                                                                                             Power and later as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and CVO of
                                                                                             Airport Authority of India. Shri G. Asok Kumar has various awards and
                                                                                             recognition to his credits including the Red and white bravery award for
                                                                                             social courage and has received Gold Medal from Governor of Andhra
                                                                                             Pradesh for work done for Red-cross. He has wide experience of handling
                                                                                             water supply and sewage related projects in the states of Andhra Pradesh
                                                                                             and Telangana and brings high degree of expertise in project management
                                                                                             to National Mission for Clean Ganga.
                                                                                             Contact Detail: ed.projects@nmcg.nic.in

                                                                                                              Wing Commander Paramvir Singh: Wing

                                                                                                              Commander Paramvir Singh, an officer of the

                                                                                                              Indian Air Force was commissioned in 1998 and

Editorial Board                                                                                               during his more than two decades of service has

Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General, NMCG                                                                   been posted to various parts in the country
Editor in Chief
Rozy Agarwal, Executive Director (Finance)                                                                    including Srinagar (J&K), Gwalior, Dinjain, Delhi
Senior Editor
Binod Kumar, Director (Projects)                                                                              and Wellington. He is presently on deputation to
Associate Editor
Wing Commander Paramvir Singh                                                                                 National Mission for Clean Ganga and involved
Public Outreach Coordinator
Sanjam Chima                                                                                 Wing commander   in public outreach and awareness activities.
Media Coordinator                                                                             Paramvir Singh  Wing Commander Paramvir Singh holds 13
Pratima Marwah & Peeyush Gupta
Design and Development Coordinators                                                          World, 3 Asian & 7 National records in adventure sports. An Ace swimmer,
Athrava Raj
Compilation and Coordination                                                                 he has swam in unexplored rivers and has taken part in ultra-endurance
Melvin Lakra
Project Coordination                                                                         Triathlons and Duathlons. His notable expeditions include three English
Social Media Team
Creatives Compilor                                                                           Channel swims from England to France, rafting down the entire length of
Sunil Kumar
Design and Development Support                                                               river Ganga from Gangotri to Gangasagar, first ever clockwise swim around

                                                                                             Mumbai, swim from Goa to Mumbai and first ever swim down the river

                                                                                             Ganga from Devprayag to Frazerganj (West Bengal). He has also been

                                                                                             conferred with 'Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award', equivalent to

                                                                                             the Arjuna Award and the highest recognition in the field of adventure for the

                                                                                             year 2014. His historic swim down the river Ganga was lauded by the

                                                                                             Hon'ble Prime Minister of India during the September 2016 telecast of

                                                                                             monthly radio program on 'Mann Ki Baat'. His prominent recognition

                                                                                             includes 'The World Peace Award' by the Global Peace Initiative, 'Yes I Am

                                                                                             the Change' awarded by the Yes Foundation. Wing Commander Paramvir

                                                                                             Singh brings vast experience of his connect with sea and river bodies to

                                                                                             National Mission for Clean Ganga with a view to enlisting support of people

                                                                                             to river Ganga rejuvenation program.

                                                                                             Contact detail: namamigange. param@gmail.com
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