Haridwar (Uttarakhand), Feb 22 (ANI): Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari on Thursday inaugurated Chandi Ghat River Front Development in Haridwar, undertaken in the line of National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG). Located close to Chandi temple and Kali temple, the project has been completed at a cost of Rs.69.18 crore and is a part of 36 other projects in Uttarakhand which have been completed. The components of Chandi Ghat development included River protection works, intake well, chlorinator, Overhead tank and water supply network, visitor information centre and parking area at cremation ghat. Strategic development plan in context with the city level mobility network, showing important access points has also been developed. The stretch is almost 767-metres along the Ganga, in which 627 metre is the bathing ghat and 140 metre is the cremation ghat. Along with Chandi ghat, Gadkari also inaugurated six newly constructed sewage treatment plants, which were among the 19 projects that have been completed out of 33 proposed sewage treatment projects in the state.Rejuvenation plans for Banganga and Sonali Rivers were also announced by the minister along with foundation laying of projects worth Rs. 12,000 crore under National Mission for Clean Ganga.
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