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Review Meeting of 29 Projects under Namami Gange Programme Held by NMCG in Bihar

  • Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra held a review meeting of projects in Bihar under Namami Gange programme and urged the officials of the state government, executing agencies and contractors to expedite the work.

    In Bihar, presently, a total of 29 projects are sanctioned which are at various stages of implementation at a sanctioned cost of Rs. 4942.13 crore.

    In the meeting, a discussion on sewerage projects in Munger, Hajipur, Begusarai and Bhagalpur took place for which tenders will be called by the end of this month. Mishra also reviewed the progress of 8 projects in Mokama and Motihari.

    During the meeting, a detailed discussion was carried out on the projects being taken up on the tributaries of Ganga in Bihar. The towns in Bihar for which Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) are being prepared are Supaul, Madhepura, Samastipur, Arwal, Gopalganj, Bagaha, Lakhisarai and Jamui. These projects will be taken up on Kosi, Burhi Gandak, Mahananda, Sone, Gandak, Kiul and Bagmati tributaries of Ganga.