Delhi Assembly approves an additional fund of Rs 1,028 crore for cleaning the Yamuna

To ensure a clean Yamuna, CM Arvind Kejriwal is taking the progress report of each and every drainage and sewage treatment plant regularly and assessing it- Dy CM Manish Sisodia
New Delhi, January 20, 2023:
Deputy CM Manish Sisodia placed Supplementary Demand For Grants before the Delhi Assembly on Thursday. While presenting the demands, he said that the CM Arvind Kejriwal led government will not let roadblocks hamper Delhi’s development. Among the highlights, to expedite the work of cleaning the Yamuna, which is the priority project of the CM, the Delhi Assembly approved a supplementary grant of Rs 1,028 crore for the project and the Delhi Jal Board. Manish Sisodia said, “LG made every possible effort to stop the work of cleaning Yamuna by putting pressure on the officers, despite the approval of the budget from the House, the funds to Delhi Jal Board were stopped. No matter how hard BJP and LG try to stop the work, the Delhi government will not stop the work of Delhiites.”
The Delhi Assembly also approved additional grants of Rs 100 crore for roadworks under Mukhyamantri Sadak Yojana. The PWD got an additional grant of 800 crores for road maintenance, construction of additional classrooms, and re-modelling of hospitals. While grants of Rs 50 crores for Mukhyamantri Teerth Yatra Yojana, Rs 75 crores for SC-ST Welfare were also approved by the assembly.
Manish Sisodia said that the work of cleaning Yamuna will not be stopped. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that Yamuna will be cleaned before the next elections at any cost. The Kejriwal government will do whatever it takes to ensure this. The Delhi government is working on a war footing in this direction. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal himself is keeping a close watch on the work of cleaning drainage and sewage treatment plants in Delhi. He is regularly taking the progress report on them from the concerned officials.
To ensure the cleaning of the Yamuna in the stipulated time, an additional fund of Rs 1028 crore is being given to the Delhi Jal Board to expedite the work of cleaning the Yamuna. He said that no matter how hard the BJP and the LG try, the Delhi government will not let the work of cleaning the Yamuna stop. Arvind Kejriwal has said that Yamuna will be cleaned for sure.

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