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NMCG, UPJN & GA Infra Private Limited sign Tripartite Agreement for Development of STPs in Moradabad, UP

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Agreement signed for development of Sewage Treatment Plants in UP’s MoradabadNational Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam (UPJN) & GA Infra Private Limited-Lahoti Buildcon Limited have signed an Tripartite Agreement for development of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) at  Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Aim – To eliminate flow of untreated sewage from Moradabad city into River Ganga.
  • Total Cost of the project – INR 99.68 Crore rupees.
  • Lending for these projects will be provided by SBI Capital.

Other Approvals

NMCG also approved other projects for addressing Sewage Problems in Moradabad.

  • NMCG approved the construction of 25 Million Litre per Day (MLD) Sewage Treatment Plant in Moradabad.
  • It also approved other works such as development of Interception & Diversion (I&D) structures, I&D network laying, Sewage Pumping Stations including Operation and Maintenance for 15 years.
  • These projects are also being lended by SBI Capital.

River Ramganga

  • NMCG also approved the project for ‘Pollution Abatement Works for River Ram ganga at Bareilly’ for construction of STP of 65 MLD which are now under tender evaluation stage.
  • River Ramganga is a critical polluting tributary of river Ganga.
  • Moradabad & Bareilly being the two major towns located along the river Ramganga.

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

  • The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), under the Ministry of Jal Shakti, is a society registered on 12th August 2011 under the Societies Registration Act 1860.
  • It acted as the implementation arm of the National Ganga River Basin Authority(NGRBA).
  • Aim – To clean Ganges and its tributaries.

Recent Related News:

i.June 29, 2020, The World bank enhanced the support to India’s programme to rejuvenate the Ganga with $400 million through Second National Ganga River Basin Project (SNGRBP), for the development of infrastructure projects Under the National Ganga River Basin Project.

About National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG):

Director General – Rajiv Ranjan Mishra
Headquarters – New Delhi