Kejriwal unhappy with delays in Clean Yamuna project: Delhi government


Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday expressed unhappiness over “delays in timelines” of the Clean Yamuna venture after reviewing it, based on an announcement of the Delhi government. He additionally instructed Delhi Jal Board (DJB) officers to have an in depth plan prepared by subsequent week when one other assembly can be convened, throughout which “every project is scrutinised as per the revised timelines”.

“The Clean Yamuna project is one of the most ambitious projects of the Delhi government. We must ensure that there is no laxity at any phase of the project. We should work towards expediting the Yamuna cleaning process, every sub-project should be completed within the stipulated time-frame,” Kejriwal informed the officers.

During the course of the assembly that was additionally attended by Delhi Water Minister Satyendar Jain, the chief minister additionally took inventory of the Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) venture.

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  • The DJB officers represented an in depth plan to wash 4 majors drain — Najafgarh, supplementary, Shahdara, and Barapullah.

    According to the government assertion, out of the 4 drains, the work on interception of two main drains – supplementary and Shahdara – is sort of full.

    “The untreated water from the supplementary drain can be utterly tapped and handled by December 2021. The untreated water from the Shahdara drain can be utterly tapped in the following few months.

    “The remaining two major drains – Najafgarh and Barapulla – will be completed within the stipulated deadline,” the assertion famous.

    Kejriwal directed the officers to make sure that no untreated waste water flows into the river.

    The officers additionally apprised the chief minister of the “various low-cost technological interventions that are being done to expedite the work before scheduled timelines”.

    These embody in situ therapy of wastewater, tapping of full drains (Najafgarh/Supplementary/Shahdara), and conveyance to STPs for therapy, set up of superior filters, incineration for sludge quantity discount, high quality enchancment of effluent parameters of present STPs, capability augmentation of STPs via aeration system.

    Kejriwal additionally reviewed the flagship venture of septic tank cleansing in unauthorised colonies of Delhi.

    The venture is anticipated to be accomplished throughout the subsequent few months, the assertion mentioned. TRS KJ