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GDA contributes Rs 5 crore to 'Nirmal Hindon Kosh'

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Divisional today visited without prior intimation and reviewed with district officials the progress in efforts to clean the river, one of the main tributaries of the

Kumar, during the meeting, said the heads of village situated near the river should be urged to plant saplings along the banks of the river to revive and rejuvenate the polluted water body, district administration sources said.

and Development Authority said a has been opened in the name of 'Nirmal Kosh' and the GDA has contributed Rs 5 crore to the fund.

The Development Authority has contributed Rs 1 crore to the fund.

Maheswari informed Kumar that nearly 300 factories have been sealed for polluting the ground-water and the river.

Kumar said the administration will urge the government and industrial houses to contribute to the fund.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 21:15 IST