State of the art techniques such as Heliborne surveys, isotopes techniques with reliability and usability of the possible outcomes of any of these or other surveys and modeling study.
The Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (CGanga) is established at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IITK) as a Centre of Excellence for collation, creation and dissemination of knowledge and information for sustainable development of Ganga River Basin. The centre acts in the capacity of a comprehensive think-tank to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD & GR), Government of India, in its stated goals and objectives vis-à-vis the Ganga River Basin.
A comprehensive River Basin Management Plan for Ganga has been prepared by the consortium of seven “Indian Institute of Technology”s (IITs) at Kanpur, Delhi, Madras, Bombay, Kharagpur, Guwahati and Roorkee). The Plan is prepared with the objectives of taking comprehensive measures for restoration of the wholesomeness of the river Ganga thereby meaning improvement of her ecological health, with due regard to the issue of competing water uses in the river basin.