Union Minister Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stones of Namami Gange Projects in Agra and Mathura

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday will lay the foundation stones of six Namami Gange projects in Agra and Mathura.

The four projects in Mathura have a sanctioned cost of Rs 511.74 crore. These include two sewerage projects.

The first is an integrated sewerage infrastructure for the city on Hybrid Annuity Mode with ‘One-City-One-Operator’ approach and reuse of treated sewage water in Mathura refinery at a sanctioned cost of Rs 460.45 crore and the second, rehabilitation of sewerage infrastructure and augmentation/ upgradation of STP at Vrindavan at a sanctioned cost of Rs 33.82 crore.

There is also a project for cleaning of 27 Ghats at a sanctioned cost of Rs 3.60 crore.

For abatement of Industrial Pollution, there will be a project for upgradation of infrastructure of existing CETP for Textile Printing units at the Mathura Industrial Area at a sanctioned cost of Rs 13.87 crore.

The projects in Agra include comprehensive Sewerage Scheme for the city with ‘One-City-One-Operator’ approach on Hybrid Annuity Mode for creating new STPs of 176 MLD, upgradation, rehabilitation of old plants and O&M for 15 years at a sanctioned cost of Rs 857.26 crore.