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Work on Rs 40cr clean Yamuna project starts at Mathura

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2016

In a boost to Yamuna cleaning drive, work on the Rs 40 crore project on the stretch between Vrindavan and Mathura began at this temple town on Wednesday, with Union ministers Nitin Gadkari, Uma Bharti and Dharmendra Pradhan and MP Hema Malini giving a green signal to it. The work, being implemented under the ambitious Namami Gange project, aims at cleaning two crore litres of water by setting up an advanced sewage treatment plant and at beautifying 17 ghats in Mathura. The work would also include construction of toilets in Vridavan and Mathura and laying of 18 km pipeline to carry water from the treatment plant to the Mathura refinery.

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