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

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.