Ensuring Proper Flow Key To Revive Yamuna: Experts
The Times of India Delhi|November 28, 2021
Say Also Focus On Industrial Effluents, Floodplain Revival
Priyangi Agarwal

New Delhi: Despite the first phase of the Yamuna Action Plan being started in 1993 and more than Rs 1,500 crore being spent on various projects to rejuvenate the river, no significant change in water quality has been seen in the last two decades.

Experts say while the focus of the government has been on the construction of sewage treatment plants (STP), other issues like proper flow, discharge of industrial effluents and rejuvenation of the floodplain have failed to get the required attention.

In Delhi, the 22km urban stretch of the Yamuna from Wazirabad to Okhla is the most polluted. The National Green Tribunal-appointed Yamuna Monitoring Committee, which has now been dissolved, in its report last year had stated, “The analysis on water quality (between 2015 and 2020) both by CPCB and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) clearly doesn’t point to a trend towards improvement in water quality.”

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM THE TIMES OF INDIA DELHIView All

Woman found dead, husband under lens

They Used To Fight Over Selling House: Cops

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

Video vans can use only pre-certified content: EC

‘Stick To Party Policy, Don’t Seek Votes For Candidates’

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

Sharp fall in cop revamp funds as states fail to utilise money

From ̀ 781Cr In 2019-20, Central Aid Drops To ̀ 89Cr In 2021-22

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

No time to ready new DU structure: Teachers

Say So Many Options Will Only Confuse Students More

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

PM to DMs: Set goals to boost ease-of-living

Modi said aspirational districts are eliminating the barriers to India’s progress and they have become accelerators for growth instead of impediments

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

PK didn't join as both sides had issues, says Priyanka

AICC general secretary for Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also rubbished charges that Congress was not open to accepting people from outside

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

Markets show the way in vaccine cover, RWAs seek better planning

While market associations are making their best efforts in getting all shopkeepers and their employees vaccinated and even obtaining certificates from the district administration, RWAs of non-gated societies claim to be facing difficulties due to non-cooperation from some of the residents.

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

Mum first city to hit peak during third wave, B'luru worst affected

A student gets inoculated in Mumbai on Saturday

1 min read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

Good jab by govt schools, private institutes lagging

A total of 8,07,738 government school students are eligible for vaccination, of whom 6,80,210 are now vaccinated

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022

2L Delhiites Get Booster Shield In 10 Days, Awareness Drive On

According to government data, close to 11 lakh Delhiites are eligible for the precautionary dose, among them 3.8 lakh senior citizens

2 mins read
The Times of India Delhi
January 23, 2022
RELATED STORIES

Cloth traders protest GST hike, Sisodia says his govt with them

DY CM TO BRING UP ISSUE IN TODAY’S GST COUNCIL MEETING

2 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
December 31, 2021

Metro travellers deal with long queues, heavy rush

THE Delhi Metro stations on Wednesday witnessed long queues stretched to over 2 kms and passengers who had to wait for over 45 minutes just to enter a station, a day after the government restricted the passenger occupancy to 50 per cent in metros and buses.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
December 30, 2021

Pollution watchdog to survey Yamuna

IN a first-of-its-kind survey by a government body in the city, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) will conduct a study to ascertain the concentration, distribution and composition of microplastics in River Yamuna, besides soil, vegetables and other edible products.

1 min read
The Morning Standard
December 20, 2021

13,000 LED lights bring glow to ORR

Costs ₹100 Cr, Includes 7-Yr LED Upkeep

1 min read
The Times of India Hyderabad
December 17, 2021

Rs 5,000 crore spent by Delhi in 27 years, but Yamuna continues to die

Twenty-seven years have passed, several promises made, multiple deadlines missed, three Yamuna Action Plans devised and implemented”, over Rs 5,000 crore spent, yet the 22 km stretch of Yamuna that passes through Delhi remains choked and dying.

7 mins read
The Sunday Guardian
November 14, 2021

Pak removes TLP chief's name from list of proscribed individuals suspected of terrorism

SHOCKING

1 min read
The Daily Guardian
November 12, 2021

दिल्ली अनलॉक में विनिर्माताओं को दिक्कतें

दिल्ली सरकार ने आज से राजधानी में विनिर्माण और निर्माण गतिविधियों को मंजूरी तो दे दी मगर बंदिशें कम होने यानी अनलॉक के शुरुआती घंटों में जमीनी हालात हौसला बढ़ाते नजर नहीं आए।

1 min read
Business Standard - Hindi
June 01, 2021

TAKING SOMETHING OLD AND MAKING IT SPECIAL

CORTEN STEEL ON THE FAÇADE OF RUG REPUBLIC HEADQUARTERS, OKHLA, DESIGNED BY ARCHITECTURE DISCIPLINE, SUPPLIES A DISTINCT POST-INDUSTRIAL STATEMENT TO THE MODERN AGE, INWARD LOOKING OFFICE BUILDING

3 mins read
Architect and Interiors India
March 2021

Weather forecast models and apps

Rupert Holmes unpicks the tech behind the data that underpins all weather apps and highlights his favourite software

10 mins read
Practical Boat Owner
March 2021

PARIS-ROUBAIX

Who will take the throne at season-crowning Queen of the Classics?

3 mins read
CYCLING WEEKLY
October 08, 2020