Urban River Management Plans URMPS

The 50 meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) was held, where Seven projects worth around Rs. 692 crore were approved.

  • Meeting Held- on 1 August 2023
  • Meeting Chaired by- DG, NMCG, Shri G. Asok Kumar

Key Highlights

  • Out of the seven projects, four pertain to sewage. management in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
  • These include creation of a 100 Million Liters per Day (MLD) STP in Lucknow along with Interception and Diversion (1&D) works under Hybrid Annuity Mode (HAM).
  • Another project for I&D of balance discharge of Dariyabad Pipalghat and Dariyabad Kakahraghat drains and construction of a 50 MLD STP in Prayagraj was approved.
  • Two STPs (5 and 7 MLDs) at an estimated cost of Rs. 74.64 crore for tapping of Pipra ghat drain and Chhatiya ghat drain respectively along with I&D works was also approved in the 50 EC meeting for Raxaul town in Bihar.
  • This project will abate pollution in Sirsiya River that originates in Nepal and enters Bihar at Raxaul in East Champaran district.