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U'khand govt to rejuvenate Rispana and Bindal rivers

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

The government will rejuvenate Rispana and rivers of the state on the lines of Gujarat's river, an official statement said Thursday.

A MoU in this regard was signed between the River Front Development Corporation Ltd (SRFDCL) and the (MDDA) here on Wednesday.

R KMehta and MDDA signed the MoU at Trivendra Singh Rawat's residence, the official release said.

The SRFDCL will provide technical support to the government in developing Rispana and river fronts, it said.

The said that the beautification of the two rivers, checking encroachments around them and maintaining their flow is part of the multi-dimensional project.

With technical support from the SRFDCL, both the rivers will be rejuvenated within two years, he said, adding this will not only beautify Dehradun but also help in conserving the

Last year, the had conducted a massive plantation drive along the river banks to recharge the water table and control water depletion.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 15:25 IST
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