NEW DELHI: The Rs.1,500-crore project to trap pollutants at 18 major drains falling into the Yamuna that was flagged off in the Capital this past Sunday has failed to impress activists fighting to save the river.

The project will ensure that the sewage from various drains that fall directly into the Yamuna, is diverted to the STPs where it will be treated first and then allowed to reach the river.

New Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna has announced he construction of sewage treatment plants (STPs) for 18 major drains flowing into the Yamuna.

Strongly objecting to Union ministry of environment and forests

The latest report of the Parliamentary standing committee on environment & forests presented to Rajya Sabha on Feb 17, 2009. Expresses serious concern over the ineffective implementation of Ganga Action Plan and Yamuna Action Plan.

Says New Cabinet Will Focus On Environment

Defending the interceptor sewage system as the best method of cleaning the Yamuna, Sheila Dikshit told The Times of India that the earlier technologies under the Yamuna Action Plan, on which crores had been spent, were

Geeta Gupta

New Delhi, September 8 The bridge between ITO and Laxmi Nagar over River Yamuna, similar to the ones at Nizamuddin and ISBT, has always been a congested link for commuters. The Delhi Government plan to put up iron meshes along bridges to check river pollution does not seem to be working. People continue to throw waste, especially flowers and other materials used in pujas, after after cutting open the fence.

ACORD, is working actively on creating awareness and participation among the people of Delhi on the extremely high pollution of the river Yamuna, so that they can get motivated to take the right actions towards the goal of cleaning the river and sustaining its cleanliness. This base-line study is one of the initial steps in the process.

Planning Commission recommends Rs 10,000 crore

The Delhi government has cleared a Rs 1,950-crore project to tap drains carrying sewage from colonies not connected to the city sewers. Interceptor sewers to be used for tapping is seen by the

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