Status: In its previous tenure, the government launched the Ganga Gram project to transform all 4465 Ganga villages into model panchayats (Ganga Grams) by focusing on solid-liquid waste management. By February 2024, more than 1700 Ganga villages were marked ODF Plus Model i.e. village which is not only sustaining its ODF status but also has solid and liquid waste management systems in place. i ii iii