6 point action plan prepared to clean the Yamuna, says Kejriwal

The government has prepared a six-point plan to clean the Yamuna River to bathing standards by February 2025. The Chief Minister asserted on 18th November.

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New Delhi: According to Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, The government has prepared a six-point plan to clean the Yamuna River to bathing standards by February 2025. The Chief Minister asserted on 18th November.
He said, that the government is constructing new sewage treatment plants and enhancing the existing as well via upgrading capacity and mechanism in those plants.
“The process will increase our sewage treatment capacity from around 600 million gallons of wastewater a day to 750 MGD-800 MGD.” He added.
4 major drains are falling in the Yamuna. These drains are in Najafgarh, Badshahpur, and Ghazipur, and Shahdara. The water is treated yet, it’s not up to the mark.
The government is also seeking ways to shut down or redirect the industries discharging industrial waste into the Yamuna. The govt. aims to connect Wastewater in “jhuggi jhopri” clusters to Delhi’s official sewer network.
The government will provide household connections in areas that have a sewer network. Earlier, the consumers had to get the connection themselves. For this, an online portal will be created
The city government has already started de-silting and rehabilitation of the sewer network.
This action plan has come as the Yamuna River got foamed due to heavy chemicals and industrial waste. In recent times, the AAP govt. faced criticism for the same. 

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