• Project Dolphin will be implemented by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  • The project is launched aiming at saving river and marine dolphins.
  • The project will be operating in line with the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)
  • Importance of the Project: Gangetic dolphin is at the top of the food chain. Protection of the Dolphin  and its habitat will ensure a healthy aquatic life.
  • The Gangetic dolphin remains listed as Endangered by the IUCN.
  • Ganga Action Plan was launched in 1985.
  • Gangetic Dolphins are in the First Schedule of the Indian Wildlife (Protection), Act 1972
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