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LG unveils ‘most detailed’ plan to clean Yamuna

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2017

The Times of India, New Delhi, Mar, 2017 : Yamuna River Project, unveiled on Wednesday, will use sustainable bio-remediation technologies to clean water and long-term management strategies to create city-level assets for all. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and University of Virginia in 2016 to work on the five-year project. Launching the project at India Habitat Centre, lieutenant governor Anil Baijal asked DJB to start work at the earliest. Citing it as the most "concrete" plan he had seen in the past 40 years, Baijal asked officials to focus on any one aspect for the next four months to show people that the Yamuna could indeed be cleaned through it. "Then even sceptics will become believers," the LG said after seeing an exhibition showcasing plans to execute the project.

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