A six-member committee has been set up to study various options
for cleaning the 49-km stretch of the Yamuna flowing through Delhi. The
decision was taken at a meeting chaired by the Minister of Urban Development M.
Venkaiah Naidu today. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accompanied by PWD
Minister Satyendra Jain and Delhi Jal Board Chairman Kapil Misra, Union Water
Resources Minister Uma Bharati and Surface Transport and Shipping Minister
Nitin Gadkari and senior officials from respective departments attended the
meeting, sources said. Various options, including formation of a special
purpose vehicle for undertaking the work of cleaning the river, were discussed.