Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Sewage Treatment Projects Worth Rs. 2100 Crore

UMA BHARTI invc newsINVC NEWS New Delhi,

In a major push to Namami Gange programme, National Mission for Clean Ganga  has approved 26  projects at an estimated cost of Rs 2154.28 Crore. This amount will be spent in the states of UP, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Delhi for creation of new sewage treatment capacity of 188 Million Liters per Day (MLD) (approx.), rehabilitation of 596 MLD of existing STP capacity, upgradation of 30 MLD of existing STP capacity, Interception and Diversion works  and sewerage network of 145.05 km Under Namami Gange Programme, 100% central funding is being made for new projects. The completion of these projects will help in reducing the pollution load on the river Ganga as discharge of untreated effluent is one of the major source of pollution in river Ganga.



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