Friday, 20 May, 2022 | PNS | Dehradun
Four projects worth Rs 43 crore have been approved under Namami Gange programme for Uttarakhand. These projects were granted approval in principle in the 42nd executive committee meeting of the National Mission for Clean Ganga. Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has thanked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat for this development. Dhami said that the projects approved under Namami Gange for Uttarakhand are important projects to ensure the cleanliness of the Ganga and its tributaries. Out of the projects approved in principle, a Rs 32 crore project entails river front development works approved for Badrinath in Chamoli district. Apart from tackling environmental aspects, this project will benefit the pilgrims with provision being made for more facilities. According to the Badrinath masterplan, two tracks of 227 metres and 232 metres, construction of rain shelters, four pavillions and development of two toilet blocks. The NMCG director general G Ashok Kumar presided over this meeting.