Govt sanctions 13 projects on geo-mapping, wetland conservation

Updated: Aug 18 2022 7:28PM

New Delhi, Aug 18 (PTI) The government has sanctioned 13 projects pertaining to geo-mapping, sewerage management and wetland conservation among others at an estimated cost of around Rs 818 crore.

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organised the 44th meeting of the Executive Committee on Wednesday under the chairmanship of G Asok Kumar, Director General, NMCG, the Jal Shakti Ministry said in a statement.

In the meeting, 13 projects pertaining to geo-mapping in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and the NCT of Delhi, sewerage management in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal, riverfront development works in Uttarakhand, wetland conservation, Arth Ganga and refurbishment of gates of Belia Circular Canal in Kolkata were approved. The estimated cost of these projects is around Rs 818 crore.