Namami Gange Programme was launched from June 2014 till 31st March 2021 to rejuvenate River Ganga and its tributaries with a budget of Rs.20,000 crore. The Government of India has approved Namami Gange Mission-II with a budgetary outlay of Rs.22,500 crore till 2026 including projects for existing liabilities (Rs.11,225 Cr) and new projects/interventions (Rs.11,275 crore).
A total of Rs.14,084.72 crore has been released by the Government of India to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), from Financial Year 2014-15 till 31st January 2023, out of which Rs.13,607.18 crore have been released by NMCG to State Governments, State Missions for Clean Ganga and other agencies for implementation of projects related to Ganga rejuvenation.
National Mission for Clean Ganga- State-Wise Budget List
There is no State-wise allocation under the Namami Gange Programme. However, the amount released by NMCG to various agencies for implementation of projects, compiled State-wise, from 2014-15 up to 31 January 2023, is as under:
Namami Gange Mission-II Approved with Budgetary Outlay of ₹22,500 cr till 2026- Key Points
- Under Namami Gange Programme, a comprehensive set of interventions such as wastewater treatment, solid waste management, riverfront management, e-flow, afforestation, biodiversity conservation Public Participation, etc. have been taken up for the rejuvenation of river Ganga and its tributaries.
- Till 31st December 2022, a total of 409 projects have been taken up at an estimated cost of Rs. 32,912.40 Crore, out of which 232 projects have been completed and made operational.
- The majority of the projects pertain to the creation of sewage infrastructure as untreated domestic/industrial wastewater is the main reason for pollution in the river.
- 177 sewerage infrastructure projects have been taken up with a cost of Rs. 26,673.06 Crore for the creation & rehabilitation of 5 million Liters per Day (MLD) of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) capacity and laying of around 5,213.49 KM sewerage network.
- Among these, 99 sewerage projects have been completed resulting in the creation & rehabilitation of 2,043.05 MLD of STP capacity and the laying of a 4,260.95 KM sewerage network. To sustain the continued operation of the sewage treatment infrastructure, a Hybrid Annuity based PPP mode has also been adopted.