Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal, in a recent meeting, has emphasised on time-bound completion of landscaping, ensuring enough green cover and plantation on the Yamuna riverfront.
Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta said in a press conference that several programmes will be organised on the party’s foundation with Nadda attending the procession to be taken out from Rajendra Nagar.
The government created a 25-acre pond on the floodplains of the Yamuna to retain floodwater and installed 33 piezometers to ascertain the rise in groundwater levels.
Aiming to dethrone BJP in municipal bodies, Kejriwal dispensation focuses on water supply, drainage projects across national capital
Delhi generates around 744 million gallons of sewage a day -- 80 percent of the 930 MGD water supply.
As per officials, the events will involve citizens of all age-groups, with the intent to connect them to the river and spread awareness of its significance.
According to environment officials, they have identified at least seven broad areas where technology infusion can help find solutions.
The WTPs at Chandrawal, Wazirabad and Okhla can treat up to 90 million gallons of water a day, 135 MGD and 20 MGD, respectively.
The solution for Delhi government to clean the Yamuna is to mix engineering with the river’s biology and forge collaborative efforts between governments of the states which it courses through
These officers will report to the DJB CEO, and are responsible for executing decisions taken by the Yamuna Cleaning Cell.
While the Yamuna's 22 km stretch in Delhi is barely 2 per cent of the length of the total river basin, it contributes over 80 per cent of the total pollution load in the entire river.
Delhi govt working on war footing to clean Yamuna by 2025, develops six-point action plan: CM Kejriwal
The Delhi Chief Minister said that the government is constructing new sewage treatment plants and increasing the capacity of the existing ones as well as upgrading those.
A large number of devotees, too, were seen reaching Yamuna ghats in violation of DDMA order to perform the rituals
The Delhi Disaster Management Authority in its order on October 29 had allowed Chhath celebrations at 'designated sites', barring the banks of the Yamuna.
The AAP government aimed at making Chhath ghats accessible to the common man and not just a select few, he asserted.