Question raised in Lok Sabha on Sewage Treatment Plants, 08/03/2016

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Sewage Treatment Plants, 08/03/2016. As per the report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in March, 2015, the sewage generation from urban areas in the country is estimated at around 62,000 million litres per day (mld), whereas the total sewage treatment capacity available is only 23,277 mld, or 37% of the sewage generation. The State-wise details of sewage generation from urban areas and corresponding treatment capacity available is at Annexure-I. The details of funds released to various State Governments for implementation of sanctioned works under NRCP/NGRBA programmes during the last three years, State-wise are at Annexure-II.

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