Free Press Journal

Bengal tops in executing ‘Clean Ganga’ schemes: Mamata


Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday claimed her state has topped in implementing “Clean Ganga” mission schemes. “West Bengal tops in executing the Clean Ganga mission schemes among the five states through which the Ganges flows.

“The other four states are Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. This is given in a recent report of the Ministry of Water Resources,” Banerjee posted on her official Facebook page.

Citing the report, Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo, said Bengal has the highest number of sanctioned projects (30) of which 24 had been completed.

“The data shows that Bengal also has the highest number of sanctioned projects and completed 24 out of the 30 sanctioned projects. These projects are being implemented in 24 towns across the state, with a sanctioned cost of Rs.1,352 crore,” she said.