PM Modi to inaugurate various sewage infrastructure projects developed under NMCG

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit West Bengal on 30th December, 2022. t 12 Noon, Prime Minister will reach INS Netaji Subhas, pay floral tribute at the statue of Netaji Subhas and inaugurate Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee – National Institute of Water and Sanitation (DSPM – NIWAS). He will also lay the foundation stone and dedicate to the nation multiple sewerage infrastructure projects for West Bengal under National Mission for Clean Ganga. At around 12:25 PM, Prime Minister will chair the second meeting of the National Ganga Council.

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) developed seven sewage infrastructure projects worth a total of Rs 990 crore (20 sewage treatment plants and a 612 km network). Municipalities including Nabadwip, Kacharapra, Halishar, Budge-Budge, Barrackpore, Chandan Nagar, Bansberia, Uttrapara Kotrung, Baidyabati, Bhadreshwar, Naihati, Garulia, Titagarh, and Panihati will benefit from these projects.

These 7 sewerage infrastructure projects which will be inaugurated by PM Modi will increase West Bengal’s state-wide sewage treatment capacity by more than 200 MLD.

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The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone  for five sewer infrastructure projects that will be built as part of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and will cost an estimated Rs 1585 crore (8 sewage treatment plants and 80 km of network). These initiatives will increase West Bengal’s STP capacity by 190 MLD. The areas of North Barrackpore, Hooghly-Chinsura, Kolkata KMC area-Garden Reach & Adi Ganga (Tolly Nala), and Mahestala town will benefit from these projects.