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PHASE II OF YAMU CLEANING NGT seeks report from Delhi Jal Board

PHASE II OF YAMU CLEANING NGT seeks report from Delhi Jal Board

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, Dec 12: The NGT on Tuesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and the tiol Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to submit by Wednesday a detailed report regarding Phase II of the Yamu river revitalization project ‘Maily Se Nirmal Yamu’. A tiol Green Tribul (NGT) bench headed by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar told the officials to apprise the tribul about the number of drains opening into the river as well as waste dumped into it in Delhi. The green court also sought information on the number of sewage treatment plants (STPs) proposed to be set up under this phase to treat effluents dumped into the river by drains at Shahdara, Barapulla and other places. The tribul had earlier given orders pertaining to Phase I to filize sites and fincial issues between the DJB and the NGMC. Under Phase I, 14 STPs were to be set up along the zafgarh and Delhi Gate drains. Two major STPs under Phase I were proposed to treat about 67 per cent of pollutants flowing into the river. (IANS)

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