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STPs funded by NMCG in Uttarakhand built adhering to environmental norms: Report

All sewage treatment plants constructed in Uttarakhand with the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) fund have been designed adhering to the environmental norms, according to a report filed by NMCG April 18, 2024 to the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

NGT February 9, 2024 had directed NMCG to examine, particularly in the hill towns, whether discharge of treated sewage into streams and rivers is being done following standards prescribed for maintaining sanctity and wholesomeness of the Water Act, 1974.

The NM...