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NMGC approves new projects for rejuvenation of 6 rivers in Uttarakhand

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) us 36th Executive Committee New projects have been approved for the rejuvenation of six rivers in uttarakhand According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), there are a total of nine polluted stretches in Uttarakhand and six of them are on various tributaries or small rivers in Udham Singh Nagar district such as Bhela, Dhela, Kichha, Nandor, Pilankha and Kosi.

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The projects will cover six polluted river stretches in the Kumaon region. Out of the remaining three polluted stretches, the Ganga project at Jagjitpur, Haridwar has already been commissioned and the Namami Gange projects on the remaining two are already under execution. It also approved Sewerage (I&D) Scheme (Dhela River) Phase-I of District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand at a sanctioned cost of Rs.199.36 crore under Namami Gange Programme.

Important facts for all competitive exams:

  • Governor of Uttarakhand: Baby Rani Maurya;
  • Chief Minister of Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami.

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