Question raised in Lok Sabha on National River Conservation Plan, 05/12/2019

Question raised in Lok Sabha on National River Conservation Plan, 05/12/2019. The NRCP has so far covered polluted stretches of 34 rivers in 77 towns spread over 16 States in the country with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 5870.54 crore. A Central share of Rs.2452.35 crore has been released to the State Governments for implementation of various pollution abatement schemes. A sewage treatment capacity (STP) of 2522.03 mld (million litres per day) has been created under the NRCP resulting in reduction in pollution load being discharged into various rivers.

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