Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday mentioned his authorities has ready a six-point plan to wash the Yamuna river to bathing requirements by February 2025. New sewer remedy crops are being constructed and the capability of present crops is being elevated, the chief minister mentioned.
“It will improve our sewage remedy capability from round 600 million gallons of waste water a day to 750 MGD-800 MGD,” Kejriwal mentioned.
He mentioned the waste water from 4 main drains falling within the Yamuna — Najafgarh, Badshahpur, Supplementary and Ghazipur — is being handled. As well as, sewer connections will likely be constructed in areas that don’t have them already.
The federal government will shut down the industries discharging industrial waste into the Yamuna, Kejriwal mentioned.
Waste water in “jhuggi jhopri” clusters flows by storm water drains into the Yamuna. These will likely be related to the sewer community, the chief minister mentioned.
The federal government will present family connections in areas which have a sewer community. Earlier, the customers needed to get the connection themselves. The town authorities has additionally began de-silting and rehabilitation of the sewer community.
He vowed that his authorities will clear up the Yamuna by the point the following polls come round. “It took 70 yrs for river Yamuna to develop into this soiled, it may possibly’t be cleaned inside 2 days. I had promised folks in these Delhi polls that it will be cleaned by subsequent polls. We’ve began work on war-footing. We’ve 6 motion factors over it, I’m personally monitoring it,” he mentioned, in accordance with ANI.
“Our engineers and officers are hopeful that we will clear the Yamuna by February 2025 with the implementation of the six-point motion plan.
“Particular targets have been set for every motion level and I’ll personally monitor the progress,” Kejriwal mentioned.
With PTI inputs