NMCG Signs Agreement for Sewage Treatment Plant in Mathura

  • 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.
  • A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), was formed through a joint venture between M/s Enviro Infra Engineers Limited and M/s. Micro Transmission Systems.
  • It will develop a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) for the Gokul Barrage in Mathura.
  • The Agreement was signed under the Hybrid Annuity PPP mode, with a cost of Rs. 240.01 Crores.

Agreement:

  • It involves the construction of a 60 MLD STP.
  • It will conform components such as Interception & Diversion structures, I&D network laying, Sewage Pumping Stations, and Operation and Maintenance for 15 years.
  • Aim is to address the existing gaps in sewerage management and treatment in Mathura City.
  • To significantly reduce sewage pollution in the Yamuna.
  • It will eliminate the discharge of untreated sewage from Mathura City into the River Yamuna.
  • It will align with NMCG’s commitment to the rejuvenation of the Ganga and its tributaries.
  • It rejuvenates private sector interest in NMCG projects.
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