Published on: November 19, 2021


ACTION PLAN TO CLEAN YAMUNA NEWS Delhi CM pledges to clean Yamuna by 2025, announces six-point action plan


  • Work on sewer treatment on war-footing
  • New sewer treatment plants will be built
  • Capacity of existing plants will be increased
  • Technology of old treatment plants will be changed
  • Upgrade four major drains falling in the Yamuna — Najafgarh, Badshahpur, Supplementary and Ghazipur — to treat wastewater in-situ.
  • Shut down the industries discharging industrial waste into the Yamuna. Wastewater in “jhuggi jhopri” clusters flows through stormwater drains into the Yamuna.
  • In some areas people haven’t taken sewer connections. The govt will install sewer connections in such areas at nominal charges. The government will provide household connections in areas that have a sewer network
  • De-silting and rehabilitation of the sewer network.