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NPCC to undertake infra projects relating to road, environment

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Construction Corporation Ltd, a PSU of the water resources ministry, will now undertake basic projects relating to road, buildings and environment, Ram Meghwal has said.

Set up in 1957, the NPCC has to its credit construction of the Wazirabad barrage across in one working season in Delhi, Asia's longest Sir barrage on in Andhra Pradesh, Singda earth dam and Khuga Dam in Manipur, Maharani barrage in and others.

of State for Water Resources Meghwal, addressing a function to mark the 61st Annual Day celebrations of the NPCC here yesterday, said the corporation has begun working as the nodal agency in for the 'Clean Ganga' mission, according to an official statement.

He expressed hope that the NPCC will serve the country well by implementing projects of the ministry and projects of border areas with high quality standards in a cost effective manner, the statement said.

The added that the government was giving "proper attention" on development of projects as well as linking of rivers and cleaning the

Apart from Meghwal, NPCC CMD attended the event.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 15:20 IST