THE LOCATION OF MAHALAXMI LAKE; VADGAON MUBAI SOLAPURMUMBAI VadgaonKolhapur The Mahalaxmi Lake is located in Vadgaon Town and is at 13 Km in North-East direction of Kolhapur City.
VADGAON – SOME IMPORTANT FEATURES Vadgaon Town has historical background. The name of Vadgaon Town isassociated with the names of Great Warriors in Maratha History viz. SantajiGhorpade & Dhanaji Jadhav. It is said that the Land was awarded to thesewarriors for their Bravery.Vadgaon town is located at 2 Km off NH4 and is situated at a distance of 19Km North-East of Kolhapur City, which is popularly known as ‘DakshinKashi’. Kolhapur is famous for the “Mahalaxmi Temple” and is a well-knowncenter of Art, Education, Industry and Sports - particularly wrestling.The Vadgaon town has population of @ 30,000. The town was set byMaharaja of Kolhapur Sansthan Chh. Shahu from view point of providing acentral market place for surrounding nearby 35 big & small towns. Sincethen, the Vadgaon is prominent market place for locally manufacturedproducts of agriculture, grocery, etc. it is found that large number of visitingpopulation i.e. about 10,000 to 15,000 people routinely visit this market. Moreover, it has become a prominent picnic spot because of pleasantclimate, good environmental surroundings & existing Amusement Park.Vadgaon has big Brahmnic Temple of the Goddess Laxmi, which was built asper Hemadpanthi style.
SALIENT FEATURES OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKELocation : Vadgaon TownDistrict : KolhapurState : MaharashtraName of the Lake : Mahalaxmi LakeYear of Impoundment : 1882Purpose : For drinking water supply and irrigation.Constructed by : The Maharaja of Kolhapur Sansthan.Geographical Features : The lake has an elevation of @ 576 M above the Mean Sea Level (MSL) and situated on 16o 49’ N latitude and 74o 18’ E longitude.Water Spread (Area) : 6,29,700 Sq.M. (62.97 Ha)Depth (meters) : @ 10.5 MTotal Reservoir Capacity : 24,19,263.46 M3Useful Capacity : 22,12,464.60 M3Length of Embankment : 860 MShape of Catchment : Fan TypeCircumference : @ 5.0 KmAnnual Rainfall : 900 mm
TOPOGRAPHICAL FEATURES OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKE; VADGAON East Side: Waste weir North Side: Intake Well West Side: Court Building & South Side: Tasgaon Oodha Medical College
THE MAHALAXMI LAKE; VADGAON – HIGHLIGHTS OF ITS INCLUSION UNDER NLCPA DPR was prepared regarding the Mahalaxmi Lake of VMC at Vadgaon, Tal. Hatkanangale, Dist. Kolhapur as per the guidelines of NLCP & the same was submitted to the ‘Director, DoE, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai’ on the date 28.04.2003.The DPR was evaluated at DOE and eventually was forwarded by the State Govt. to MoEF; New Delhi on 12.08.2003 The DPR was approved by MoEF on 17.03.2005 vide a letter No. J-16011 / 15 / 2003-NRCD The MoEF sanctioned Rs. 1.85 Crore as Project Expenditures against the proposed cost of Rs. 2.633 Crores in the DPR The Govt. of India’s share was fixed to be Rs. 1.295 Cr and that of the Vadgaon Municipal Council’s as Rs.0.555 Cr.
ITEMS SANCTIONED BY MoEF FOR MAHALAXMI LAKE UNDER NLCP Demarcation of Lake Boundaries – Fencing & Gates Deweeding & Desilting – The Lake & its Feeder Canals. Bioremediation Arresting Sewage Entry – Interception, Treatment & Diversion Lake Infrastructure Development & Beautification- Lake Embankment Strengthening & Development Stone Pitching to the Embankment on U/s. Wasteweir Rectification Lake water quality MonitoringPublic Awareness Centages
DEMARCATION OF LAKE BOUNDARIES[Lake Surveying & Mapping By Latest Techniques And Instrumentation – The Total Station Method]
DEMARCATION OF LAKE BOUNDARIES (FENCING) Earlier Condition Before theLake was taken under NLCP Later Condition during the Lake Project Execution under (NLCP)
LAYOUT PLAN SHOWING PLANTATION DETAILSDIFFERENT TYPES OF TREES TO BE TAKEN UNDER PLANTATION TREES UNDER SHELTER BELT TREES UNDER MEDICINAL BELT Smp Murraya Fru MangiferaTre Cassla Fistula Tre Cassla Alata Koeningii Indica Rajapuri Tre Filicium Tre Grevillea Smp Shammi Smp Pimento Decipiens Pteridifolia TREES UNDER MASS PLANTATION Tre Jacaranda Tre Butea Tre Magnolia Tre Taebubia Mimosifolia Monosperma Grandiflora Argentia
ASSESSMENT OF CONDITION OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKE WATERThe Monitoring of Lake water was done before commencement of the Project underNLCP. Thereafter, the procedure w.r.t. same has been continued over the entireperiod of project execution.The parameters that are monitored include-•pH•Secchi Disc Transparency•Suspended Solids•Dissolved Oxygen•Biochemical Oxygen Demand•Chemical Oxygen Demand•Hardness•Alkalinity•Chlorides•Phosphorus•Nitrates as NO3•Nitrites as NO2•MPN
MONITORING OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKETo analyze the Physico-Chemical & Biological status of the Mahalaxmi Lake, watersamples were collected from 4 different locations. The sampling locations are asfollows: Locations for Lake Water SamplingLay Out Plan of Mahalaxmi Lake S1 Near Intake Well S2 Near Entrance of Tasgaon Oodha S3 Near Entrance of Feeder Canal NORTH S4 Middle of the Lake S2 S3 S4 S1 Locations of Sampling THE MONITORING TEAM PERFORMING Points ONSITE ANALYSIS
THE MONITORING SCHEDULE Lake Water Quality During December 2006No. Parameters Unit S1 S2 S3 S4 T B T T T B1 .pH -- 7.2 6.9 7.0 7.2 7.1 6.42 Secchi Disc Cm 160 -- 160 170 160 -- Transparency3 SS Mg/lit 65 65 58 50 50 604 DO Mg/lit 4.5 3.8 4.9 5.2 5.1 4.05 BOD Mg/lit 10 10 11 09 10 106 COD Mg/lit 30 36 22 30 22 307 Hardness Mg/lit 100 124 118 114 132 1228 Alkalinity Mg/lit 110 115 132 124 142 1329 Chlorides Mg/lit 26 40 56 40 56 3610 Phosphorus Mg/lit 0.007 0.006 0.006 0.005 0.007 0.0211 Nitrates as NO3 Mg/lit NA 0.30 0.40 0.60 0.02 NA12 Nitrites as NO2 Mg/lit 0.06 0.02 0.07 0.03 0.06 NA13 MPN No/100ml NA -- 900 800 1200 --
C ost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘ Mahalaxmi L ake’ Under ‘ National L ake C onservation Plan (NL C P)’Sr. Description Sanctioned Incurred Remark ProgressNo. Cost Rs. Cost Rs.01 Demarcation- Fencing- 9,97,500 11,71,566 (+)1,74,066 100 % & Gates- 67,500 23,791 (-) 43,709 10,65,000 11,95,357 (+) 1,30,35702 Deweeding - Lake 1,50,000 28,16,731 ---- 100 % Desilting – Lake 70,00,000 ---- 40 % Desilting- Feeders 7,50,000 9,57,653 ---- 100 % 79,00,000 37,74,384 (-)41,25,61603 Bioremediation 15,00,000 NIL Not Executed ----04 Sewage Arresting i)Weir on Tasgaon Oodha 1,00,000 NIL Not Executed ---- ii) Feeder Canal 4,00,000 3,44,706 (-) 25,294 100 % Treatment iii) Latrines & Toilets- LCS 10,50,000 7,55,000 (-)2,95,000 100 % iv) Diversion, Countering 4,50,000 3,06,000 (-)1,44,000 60 % & bunding; Identification, demarkation & opening of stream & natural channels
C ost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘ Mahalaxmi L ake’ Under ‘ National L ake C onservation Plan (NL C P)’Sr. Description Sanctioned Incurred Remark ProgressNo. Cost Rs. Cost Rs.05 Lake Infrastructure Development & Beautification (Rs.42,94,000 sanctioned by MoEF which is @ 25% of total Project Cost) Infrastructure- i) Embankment- Ht 5,61,907 8,56,742 (+) 2,94,835 100 % raising & strengthening ii) Stone pitching 30 cm 12,85,483 10,06,900 (+) 17,543 100 % thk, dressing of banks a) Cleaning & rectification 48,600 work of embankment areas before renewal operation. b) Dismantling of stone 2,48,426 masonry of old & broken 13,03,026 Cost of this item pitching structure a new may be allowed pitching work to be diverted to some other head iii) Waste weir since, here is no 82,610 NIL Not Executed maintenance much work to be executed.
C ost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘ Mahalaxmi L ake’ Under ‘ National L ake C onservation Plan (NL C P)’Sr. Description Sanctioned Incurred Remark ProgressNo. Cost Rs. Cost Rs. Beautification- 23,64,000 iv) Providing Beautification etc. Tendered a) Embankment Costs have development & its been given beautification below 1. Construction of top 38,12,775 embankment development 15,70,594 2. Construction of 49,00,000 53,83,369 Compound wall 100 % b) Lightening 14,40,555 16,40,555 arrangement on 80 % embankment top. c) Approach road 3,78,935 5,55,130 70 % development d) Construction of ---- 83,713 Work in Progress watchman cabin at Tendering Work entrance ---- 3,62,312 is in Progress e) Construction of toilet block at entrance.
C ost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘ Mahalaxmi L ake’ Under ‘ National L ake C onservation Plan (NL C P)’Sr. Description Sanctioned Incurred Remark ProgressNo. Cost Rs. Cost Rs. Beautification- Tendered Costs have been given below iv) Providing & 11,69,000 Work in Constructing Drip 5,00,000 Progress Irrigation arrangement & watering system06 Lake water Quality 3,18,000 ------ Tendering 100% Monitoring already done, Work in Progress, Expenditure has not yet been allocated07 Public Awareness 1,00,000 ------- Work in ----- Progress, Expenditure has not yet been allocated
C ost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘ Mahalaxmi L ake’ Under ‘ National L ake C onservation Plan (NL C P)’Sr. Description Sanctioned Incurred Cost Remark ProgressNo. Cost Rs. Rs.08 A comprehensive lake 11,00,000 Item taken in Work catchment development lieu of Item completed but plan and implementation No. 3 of Bio- remaining of systemic rain water remediation expenditure harvesting measures. since the lake not yet (Cost of Rs. 15,00,000 water quality been towards this item is not improved allocated included by the MoEF in naturally project’s sanctioned because of amount. However, the dilution and Additional Director flushing of during a visit on the lake due 09.06.05 indicated to record towards implementation heavy rainfall of this item.) for two consecutive years09 Centages 13,74,000 10,00,996 ---- ---- TOTAL 1,85,51,000 1,78,56,601
C ost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘ Mahalaxmi L ake’ Under ‘ National L ake C onservation Plan (NL C P)’Sanctioned Cost put to Tenders for Incurred Cost MoEF Share VadgaonCost of the execution of various till date till date MunicipalProject by Items under the Project Rs. Rs. Council’sMoEF; New Rs. Share Delhi till date Rs. Rs.1,85,51,000 2,65,79,969 1,78,56,601 1,00,00,000 78,56,601 (MoEF [@ 53.91 %] [@42.35 %]Share-1,29,50 ,000, VMC Share - 56,01,000)