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PM Modi inaugurates six mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange Mission

Updated: September 29, 2020 12:38 pm

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi  today inaugurated six mega projects in Uttarakhand under the Namami Gange Mission through video conference.

The projects include construction of a 68 MLD (million liters per day)  Sewage Treatment Plant, upgradation of the existing 27 MLD at Jagjeetpur and construction of an 18 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant at Sarai, in Haridwar.

The inauguration of 68 MLD Jagjeetpur project marks completion of the first sewage treatment project taken up on hybrid annuity mode of Public Private Partnership.

Addressing the inaugural function, Mr. Modi said the river Ganga from its origin in Uttarakhand to the Ganga Sagar in West Bengal, enriches the lives about half of the country’s population and therefore, the cleanliness of the Ganga is necessary.

He said his government moved forward with new thinking and new approach and did not limit the Namami Gange Mission to the cleanliness of Ganga and  made it the largest and comprehensive river conservation programme in the country.

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