National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) in the last week of May 2016 announced that it will soon launch a project aimed at cleaning River Ganga in Bihar.
• In December 2015, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation hired NBCC to carry out the feasibility study and conditional assessment of the river for entry-level activities in Bihar.
• Detailed project reports have been approved the Ministry of Water Resources for three towns.
o NBCC will undertake cleaning of debris.
o It will construct new ghats and modernize the existing ghats.
o It will repair and clean the river surface.
o It will construct crematorium and public facilities such as toilets.
o It will also set up a village drainage system in order to curb direct discharge into the river