Rejuvenation of River Yamuna

 Yamuna is largest tributary of Ganga River.Under Namami Gange Programme,National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has sanctioned 23 projects costing Rs. 4290 crore for creating / rehabilitation of 1840 Million Litres per Day (MLD)Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) capacity in Yamuna basin. These 23 projects are spread in Himachal Pradesh (1 project), Haryana (2 projects), Delhi (12 projects includes consultancy project & public outreach project) and Uttar Pradesh (8 projects). Out of these 23 projects, 6 projects have already been completed. Upto December 2021, NMCG has released an amount of Rs. 1593.32crore for all the ongoing 23 projects for river Yamuna.

 The cleaning of river is an ongoing process and this Ministry is supplementing the efforts of the States for checking the rising level of pollution of river Yamuna by providing financial assistance to States of Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. The aforementioned projects are in different stages of planning/construction/completion. Close monitoring is being done to ensure timely completion.

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