Smart Ganga City Programme Launched
'Smart Ganga City' programme to set up STPs and improve drainage network on hybrid annuity mode on public private partnership basis is launched
Union Urban Development Minister Naidu and Water Resources Minister Bharti launched the works through video conferencing and were joined in by District Magistrates/Mayors of cities/towns.
Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mathura, Varanasi, Kanpur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Patna, Sahibganj and Barrackpore are the cities/town where the programme will be implemented in the first phase.
Bharti also stated the government plans to form District-Level Mentoring committees in Ganga basin states.
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