CM Yogi monitoring grand Mahakumbh 2025 plans

Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government is engaged in making the 2025 Mahakumbh divine and grand. For this, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath himself is taking information about the works of all the departments from time to time. At the same time, Namami Gange Mission has approved a total of three projects for the construction of sanitation related infrastructure in view of Prayagraj Mahakumbh, its cost is Rs 211.08 crore.

At the same time, a project of Rs 134.71 crore was approved for interception and diversion and STP works in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh. While Rs 27.02 crore has been approved to increase the capacity of STP located in Barikala, Lucknow. This decision was taken in the 55th meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Clean Ganga Mission. The meeting was chaired by Director General Rajiv Kumar Mittal.

More than 54400 toilets will be built

The Yogi government has a special emphasis on cleanliness in Mahakumbh. In view of this, Rs 152.37 crore has been allocated for sanitation related infrastructure for Mahakumbh 2025 in Prayagraj. Under this project, 54,400 toilets-urinals and a primary solid waste collection system will be constructed. Its objective is to provide adequate facilities for the convenience of pilgrims coming to Mahakumbh by constructing temporary sanitation facilities, as well as to ensure cleanliness and better quality of river water during the event.

Rs 55.57 crore to tap 22 drains originating from Prayagraj
A project of Rs 55.57 crore has been approved to completely tap 22 drains originating from Prayagraj during Mahakumbh. The main objective of this project is to stop the sewage coming out of these drains and treat it completely, so that the continuity and purity of Ganga and Yamuna rivers can be ensured during Mahakumbh. The IPSA-Kumbh project has been approved with an estimated cost of Rs 3.14 crore to map the impact of temporary population on sewerage infrastructure and river water quality during Maha Kumbh 2025 and to develop better strategies for such future mass events along the river banks. The project will use remote sensing and GIS technologies to monitor and manage sewage infrastructure during Maha Kumbh, thereby ensuring the water quality of River Ganga. This scientific study will be carried out by a consortium of premier institutions including IIT Roorkee, IIT-BHU, Teri and Hokkaido University under the Namami Gange programme.

Project worth Rs 134.71 crore approved in Deoband

A project worth Rs 134.71 crore was approved for Interception and Diversion and STP works in Deoband, Uttar Pradesh. The project aims to enhance sewage infrastructure by constructing and implementing measures to prevent and divert sewage and pollution of local water bodies. Whereas, Rs 27.02 crore has been approved for construction of 3.5 MLD capacity by increasing the capacity of 1 MLD STP at Barikala, Lucknow. So that the existing sewage treatment infrastructure can be strengthened by treating the increasing flow of sewage.

The National Clean Ganga Mission is working tirelessly to ensure that the pilgrims get clean Ganga at this holy place, in which sewage water does not flow. The Government of India, through the National Clean Ganga Mission, is not only providing them a clean and friendly holy place, but is also working in the larger interest of all the residents living on the banks of the river.



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