Untreated effluents from Haryana drains polluting Yamuna

Last Modified: Fri Mar 20 2020 06:36:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,002 million litres
    Volume of untreated effluents, originating from the state of Haryana, that flow into the Yamuna river each day.
  • 11
    Number of drains in Haryana that discharge effluents into the Yamuna. These include: Dhanaura Escapes in Yamunanagar, Drain 1 and 2 in Panipat, Drain 6 in Sonepat, Mungeshpur and KCB drains in Bahadurgrah and Leg-1, 2 and 3 Drains in Gurugram and Budhiya Nullah and Guanchi Drain in Faridabad.
  • 31 Mar 2021
    Deadline set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for the Haryana government to ensure that this flow is completely stopped.
  • 31 Mar 2020
    Deadline for the commencement of setting up of Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and connecting all the drains and other sources of generation of sewage to the STPs.