New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to Uttar Pradesh on 25th October, 2021 inaugurated a new state of the art Sewage Treatment Plant of 10 MLD Capacity in Ramnagar, Varanasi. The Government is working on all fronts simultaneouslyfor conservation and rejuvenation of river Ganga. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is ensuring that a wide network of sewage treatment plants is setup to tap the flow of dirty water into the Ganga, so as to ensure the nirmalta (cleanliness) &aviralta (e-flow) of the holy river.
The Namami Gange Mission is emphasizing on the construction of such sewage treatment plants that can meet the requirements of the next 10-15 years, as well as rejuvenation of the entire flow area of the Ganges instead of just a few cities and towns. Efforts are being made in this direction.This STP at Varanasi is one of the first of its kind, with state-of-the-art technology. It is built on the latest A2O (Anaerobic-Anoxic-Anoxic) technology. The special feature of this STP with 10 MLD capacity is that the polluted water will be treated with modern and advanced equipment from different countries and only treated water will now fall into the Ganga river