Lake Development Authority Bangalore Dr. Ravi Ralph IFS Chief Executive Officer
About the Institution and scope:Instituted as a Society in 2002Preservation and maintenance of alllakes in the metropolitan areas inKarnataka.For sake of convenience and closermonitoring lakes distributed in thecustody of various departments.
Progress in Lake DevelopmentThe Action plan approved by the Hon’bleHigh Court of Karnataka Committee providesfor :Survey and demarcation of the lake.Eviction of encroachment if any.Installing boundary fence.Stop the inflow of raw pollution into the lake.Strengthening the basic structures of the lake.De-silting, de-weeding, laying of embankmentsand rejuvenation of lakes
16 NLCP assisted Lake Development projects.11 NLCP projects are completed.Lake prioritization list prepared according toNLCP guidelines.Technical Committee scrutinizes the DPRs beforesubmission.Collection of GPS readings for all the water bodiesin Bangalore district is in progress and GPSreadings for about 500 lakes have been collected.Digitization of lakes as per Revenue records isplanned.Basic data of all the lakes are being established.
ConcernsLakes in Bangalore extremely polluted. Bellandur lake