Jan 5, 2013 PNLITPuttenahalli Lake – The People’s Lake
Flashback to 2008 Lake practically non-existent. A marshy dump yard. Encroached by hutments.
Flashback 2009/ 2010• Four residents from L&T South City got together to start “Save the Lake” campaign with a mission to put Puttenahalli Lake, JP Nagar 7th Phase on the BBMP list of lakes for restoration• BBMP commenced restoration in 2010• A charitable trust, Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust (PNLIT) was formed in June 2010
2010/11 – Restoration process gained momentum• The BBMP and PNLIT together plant 125 trees in Jul-Oct 2010• PNLIT signed an MOU with BBMP to maintain lake for three years, in May 2011 June 2010 October 2010
The Lake at presentTeems with aquatic and avian life,attracts people, prevents flooding, recharges the water table. PNLIT employs gardeners, sweepers and other help.
Puttenahalli Lake: A bird habitat More than 60 bird species spotted at the lake so far!
A place of recreation Walk, run, read, watch the birds or just spend time.
A place for nature lovers The lake encouragesexperts and novices to engage with nature.