National Mission for Clean Ganga has approved ten projects in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh to the tune of about Rs 2,033 crore. Eight of the ten projects pertain to sewage infrastructure and treatment, one to river front development and one to Ganga Knowledge Centre.
These projects were approved in the 5th meeting of the Executive Committee of National Mission for Clean Ganga. In Bihar, three major sewage infrastructure projects with total estimated cost of Rs 1461 crore have been approved. In West Bengal, three projects at an estimated cost of Rs 495.47 crore have been approved. In Uttar Pradesh, sewage infrastructure work in Chunar, district Mirzapur, has also been approved at an estimated cost of Rs 27.98 crore.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- Uma Bharti is the Cabinet Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)