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Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari, today to inaugurate NMCG projects in UP

  • 20 Feb, 2019 - SHRI NITIN GADKARI TO INAUGURATE AND LAY FOUNDATION STONES FOR ROAD AND NAMAMI GANGE PROJECTS IN WESTERN UTTAR PRADESH

    Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for 510 km length of NH works amounting to Rs 5094 crore in Moradabad, Meerut and Baghpat in Western Uttar Pradesh tomorrow. He will also lay the foundation for several projects under Namami Gange at these places. He will be accompanied by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

    Shri Gadkari will also initiate the development of sewage treatment projects under Namami Gange programme at these places. At Moradabad, which is famous for its brass handicrafts industry, the sewerage system and 58 MLD STP are under construction for Zone-I of the town at an estimated cost of Rs 279.91 crore. For sewerage Zone-II, STP and I&D project is proposed at a total cost of Rs 118.69 crore including 15 years of O&M cost. This project for Zone-II envisages tapping four drains, laying of conveyance system for these drains, construction of IPS, MPS and STP. The project will lead to cleaning of River Ramganga.