Ganga Mahotsav would be organised at all the ghats along the Ganges in Kanpur district from October 2 to October 15, to create awareness about cleanliness in river and nearby areas.
In a meeting with officials concerned for making Kanpur a smart city today, Kanpur Divisional Commissioner Mohammad Iftikharuddin asked all the departments to provide support to the Namami Gange Programme.
He directed officials to hold cultural and other events - Ganga Mahotsav - to spread awareness on the programme in areas along the river.
A committee should be formed for organizing the events between October 2 and October 15, the commissioner said, adding cooperation of all the departments will be required to make the Mahotsav a success.
He also directed the traffic police to effectively implement the integrated traffic management, which has been started on trial basis at 75 intersections.