NMCG accords administrative approval for development of Faizabad Sewerage Project in Uttar Pradesh

The Executive Committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga has accorded administrative approval and expenditure sanction for the development of the Faizabad sewerage [interception and diversion (I&D) works and sewage treatment plant (STP)] project. The project involves I&D works of drains; the development of a 33 mld capacity STP; nala tappings; the construction of the main pumping station, etc. in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh on a DBOT basis. It also involves operations and maintenance for a period of 15 years at an estimated cost of Rs 2.22 billion.