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National Mission for Clean Ganga Inks Pact for Sewage Treatment Plant Development at Gokul Barrage in Mathura

60 MLD Plant Worth Rs. 240 Crores to Enhance Sewage Treatment Infrastructure & Combat Pollution In River Yamuna

In a significant move towards enhancing sewage treatment infrastructure and combating pollution in the Yamuna, the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has entered into a tripartite Concession Agreement with the Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam and M/s. EIEL Mathura Infra Engineers Pvt. Ltd. This Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), was formed through a joint venture between M/s Enviro Infra Engineers Limited and M/s. Micro Transmission Systems, will spearhead the development of a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) for the Gokul Barrage in Mathura. The Concession Agreement, executed under the Hybrid Annuity PPP mode, involves a contract valued at Rs. 240.01 Crores, marking a transformative moment in river conservation and urban sewage management.

The comprehensive project encompasses the construction of a 60 MLD STP, along with crucial components such as Interception and diversion structures, I&D network laying, Sewage Pumping Stations, and Operation and Maintenance for 15 years. Aimed at addressing the existing gaps in sewerage management and treatment in Mathura city, the initiative is poised to significantly reduce sewage pollution in the Yamuna. Upon completion, the project will eliminate the discharge of untreated sewage from Mathura City into the River Yamuna, aligning with NMCG’s commitment to the rejuvenation of the Ganga and its tributaries.

This groundbreaking initiative not only accelerates STP construction but also rejuvenates private sector interest in NMCG projects, fostering a collaborative model for efficient and sustainable sewage management. The Hybrid Annuity model ensures a balanced and mutually beneficial arrangement for all stakeholders, emphasizing the long-term operation and maintenance of the STPs to meet the desired standards.

National Mission for Clean Ganga Inks Pact for Sewage Treatment Plant Development at Gokul Barrage in Mathura
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During the event, Shri G. Asok Kumar, Director General of NMCG, conveyed his satisfaction at the successful conclusion of the award process, emphasizing its significance as another noteworthy step in the continuous endeavours to purify and rejuvenate the Yamuna and Ganga rivers.

Shri Lokesh Sharma, Superintending Engineer, UP Jal Nigam (Rural), Shri Manish Jain, Authorized Signatory, M/s. EIEL Mathura Infra Engineers Pvt. Ltd., and Shri Binod Kumar, Director (Projects), NMCG, were signatories to the contract. and Shri Brijendra Swaroop, Executive Director (Projects) and Shri Nalin Kumar Srivastava, Deputy Director General – NMCG, along with representatives of state agencies and the concessionaire, were present at the occasion.

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