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Yamuna action plan

NGT has given directions to take up cleaning of Yamuna under Maily Se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalization Plan, 2017. Accordingly, DJB has submitted priority of projects amounting to Rs. 1,969 crore to be taken up under Phase I of Maily Se Nirmal Yamuna-Revitalization Plan, 2017. 
These projects are as follows:

  • Rehabilitation of existing waste treatment plant of 182 MLD at Rithala (R2).
  • Rehabilitation of peripheral sewer line of Ashok Vihar and Jahangirpuri (R1a).
  • Rehabilitation of 1100 mm dia. twin rising mains from Bharat Nagar Sewage Pumping Station to Pitampura Chamber (R1b).
  • Construction of 40 MGD (182 MLD) STP and rehabilitation of existing STPs at coronation pillar (P1).
  • Construction of 9 no. STPs and related works (P2).
  • Construction of 5 STPs and 2 no. STPs and related works (P3).

However, Cleaning of Rivers is an ongoing process and the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation is supplementing the efforts of the States for pollution abatement of river Yamuna, a tributary of River Ganga, by providing financial assistance to Delhi State Govt. in phased manner since 1993 under the Yamuna Action Plan (YAP).