Manipur CM Inspects Nambul River Project

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Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh accompanied by Ministers and officials inspected the ongoing work at one of his ambitious project to prevent pollution in Nambul River on Friday.

Biren Singh inspected the project three months after its launch. The project ‘Rejuvenation and Conservation of Nambul River which aims at controlling pollution of the Nambul River by intercepting and treating urban waste originating in the stretch between Iroisemba and Heirangoithong through use of the water treatment plant, Moving Bed Bio Reactor (MBBR) at Mongsangei and Samushang was launched at Imphal Secretariat on March 9.

The 97.72 crore project has been implemented by the Directorate of Environment, Manipur Government under the National River Conservation Plan of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change along with four other state government departments namely urban development, water resources, public health engineering and state pollution control board with a phase wise targets in three years time.

The Chief Minister, while speaking to media persons also expressed the need to look into the Naga River or nullah factor in making Nambul a clean river. He also appealed to the residents living along the Naga River stretch to help in achieving the government’s initiative.

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