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Yamunotsav : NMCG

Yamunotsav : NMCG

The Yamunotsav was organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations. This program was organized in collaboration with a group of NGOs.

  • This event was organized at ASITA East River Front, ITO Bridge, New Delhi.
  • This event was organized to celebrate River Yamuna’s glory and a pledge to keep it clean was announced.
  • In this event the people were urged to join hands for cleaning the River Yamuna which is River Ganga’s most important and biggest tributary.
  • The Namami Gange Programme which focuses on the Ganga Basin’s main stem is yielding positive results.
  • The current target is the cleaning of the Yamuna River and ensuring that the 3 big sewage treatment plants (STP) that are being constructed are finished by December 2022.
  • This will prevent all dirty water from the drains from falling into the River Yamuna.
  • The funding of the sewerage infrastructure construction for River Yamuna amounts to Rs. 2300 crore is being funded by the NMCG.

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