About 65 per cent of a project aimed at preventing the pollution of Yamuna river through the laying of interceptor sewers has been completed, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
An NGO has asked the Narendra Modi government to also take up the issue of cleaning Yamuna, saying the mission of cleansing Ganga was incomplete without cleaning Yamuna.
Supreme Court remarked over failure of the project to clean Yamuna despite over Rs.12,000 crore being spent on it and suggested that the routing drainages of NCR region to a place outside Delhi.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed anguish over tardy progress in cleaning of river Yamuna and appointed an expert committee.
The government is likely to give its approval soon for the ambitious Rs 1,656 crore Yamuna Action Plan-III, which is exclusively focused on Delhi.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon