29th May, 2020

Hindon, Gomti Become Part of Swachch Ganga

Taking the mission of clean Ganga further, four tributaries of the river are pledged to be cleaned under the Swachch Ganga Plan.

The rivers like Hindon, Gomti, Kali and Ram Ganga have been inducted into the Clean Ganga Mission. A proposal is underway to provide Sewage Treatment Plants on the banks of these rivers.

The proposal also considers inducting more rivers in the Namami Gange Plan in phased manner.   

CETP in Kanpur

A Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) with a capacity of 20 MLD (Million Litres per Day) will be set up in Kanpur.

The CETP has been proposed after 422 severe pollution causing industrial units of the 1109 were found to be located in Kanpur.