National Mission for Clean Ganga has approved ten projects in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh to the tune of about Rs 2,033 crore.
Eight of the ten projects pertain to sewage infrastructure and treatment, one to ghat development and one to Ganga Knowledge Centre. Water Resources Ministry in a release said, these projects were approved in the 5th meeting of the Executive Committee of National Mission for Clean Ganga.
In Bihar, three major sewage infrastructure projects with total estimated cost of 1461 crore rupees in Barh, Kankarbagh and Digha have been approved.
These projects will create additional sewage treatment capacity in Kankarbagh and Barh.
In West Bengal, three projects at an estimated cost of around 495 crore rupees have been approved. Out of these two pertain to sewage infrastructure while the third one is for ghat development.