Delhi's wastewater drains are the primary source of effluents in the Yamuna, making the river's water completely unusable. Though these drains nearly half of Delhi's sewage runs into the river, untreated
There are 5,169 villages located along Ganga, falling under 1,651 gram panchayats in 52 districts of these states. According to ministry officials, around 1,300 of these villages have become ODF till now.
Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti recently said the Centre was committed to clean up the Yamuna river and for that they will start ferry service between Vrindavan and Agra in Uttar Pradesh in two years.