Government of Maharashtra has granted ‘in-principle’ approval for the Indrayani river rejuvenation project. The proposal has now been forwarded to the National River Conservation Director for final approval. The scope of the project includes the construction of 18 sewerage treatment plants across the 103.5 km length of the Indrayani river to treat the river’s water and manage the inflow from adjacent rivers. Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation will implement the project for the length of 18 km on both banks and the remaining 87.5 km will be implemented by Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 50 billion.