The campaign was flagged off by chief guest Rajendra Singh, better known as 'Jal Purush' of the country, and over 1,000 volunteers participated in it.
Yamuna receives 105 MGD of wastewater from Haryana via two major drains; 90 MGD from Badshahpur drain in Gurugram and Drain No.6 from Sonipat.
The meeting focused on making a sustainable plan to clean Yamuna by reducing the amount of industrial waste coming through storm water drains.
The minister also directed the senior officials of DSIIDC to connect all stormwater drains carrying industrial waste to the CETPs.
Despite efforts over the years and projects launched by authorities, cleaning the most polluted stretch of Yamuna running through the national capital remains a task too steep, writes Somrita Ghosh
Authorities evacuate people from river floodplains, boats pressed into action
The irrigation and flood control department has deployed 13 boats in different areas and put 21 others on standby.
The administration had sounded an alert in the low-lying areas close to the river floodplains on Tuesday and the situation is being monitored round the clock, officials said.
The 22 km stretch of Yamuna from Wazirabad to Okhla in Delhi, which is less than two per cent of the river length, accounts for about 80 per cent of the pollution in the river.
The water utility had on Sunday moved the SC seeking directions to the Haryana government to release Delhi's share of water.
The pollution body has asked the authorities concerned to submit monthly action taken reports of inspections conducted and subsequent action taken without fail.
The NGT had also directed to launch awareness campaigns about the harmful effect of using substandard soaps and detergents.
Water production at the plant has been reduced due to the “high growth of algae” in the Yamuna river.
Meanwhile, the DJB ordered officials on Thursday to ensure that there was no shortage of drinking water in hospitals treating coronavirus patients.
An apex court bench will today hear Chadha's plea to intervene in the matter of reduced water levels of Yamuna river.