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May , 2015
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NGT orders land grant to DJB for sewage plants

Source: Indian Express, Date: May , 2015

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday told the Delhi government’s Revenue department to transfer land to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) for setting up of sewage treatment plants in different areas. It has also asked the Delhi Police to aid the DJB in acquiring the land. Civic bodies also faced flak from the NGT after they failed to show a single drain cleaned by them, in compliance with a previous order on May 8. Acquiring land remains the biggest challenge for the DJB, in order to execute the NGT’s ambitious plan to clean the Yamuna — Maili se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalisation Project 2017.

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