Yamuna Cell formed for cleaning of Yamuna river
Days after announcing a six-point action plan to clean Yamuna, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced a Yamuna Cleaning Cell with sole purpose to clean the heavily polluted Yamuna river in Delhi.
Earlier announced six-point action plan to clean Yamuna is expected to be completed by February 2025.
“In order to expedite inter-departmental decision making and execution, we formed a Yamuna Cleaning Cell (YCC) today, headed by CEO, DJB and representatives of all concerned depts. This will expedite Yamuna cleaning process,” Kejriwal tweeted.
Chief executive officer of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is to head the Cell and is to have representatives of all the departments concerned.
The (YCC) is to expedite inter-departmental decision making and execution of projects for cleaning Yamuna in Delhi.