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Popular Lakes Of Bengaluru

Facts & Figures

  • 210 Lakes In Banglore
    BBMP Custody:167
    BDA Custody:33
    Karnataka Forest Department Custody:5
    Lake Development Authority Custody:4
  • 167 Survey Status
    Lakes Surveyed lakes:104
    Lakes to be Surveyed:44
    Disused lakes:6
    used for other purpose:13
  • 3622.00 Encroachment Removal Status
    Total Extent (Live lakes): 3622.00
    Total Encroachment area (Live lakes): 303.00
    Total Encroachment Removed (Live lakes): 46.00
    Balance Encroachment to be removed (Live lakes): 258.00
  • 167 Fencing Status
    Not Fenced:63
    Disused lakes:6
    used for other purpose:13
  • 167 Lakes Development Status
    Developed+ Development In Progress+ yet to start:65+24+3=92
    Tender in process: 1
    Lakes to be developed: 56
    used for other purpose:19
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News & Events

Lake rejuvenation gets Rs 317-cr boost

  •  Lakes and Wetlands to be restored in quality and importance to their pristine status as reflected in the pages of history of the State. The state government has sanctioned Rs 317 crore for the development and improvement of about 68 lakes in the city.

BBMP restores Lower Ambalipura lake

  •  About a decade ago, the High Court issued a directive to the BBMP to restore forty lakes. Rajesh Rao, the Founder Trustee of MAPSAS, then encouraged BBMP to consider Lower Ambalipura lake for restoration, since the Palike had sufficient funds to restore a small lake as this. BBMP agreed, and the restoration was done between 2008 and 2009, at the cost of Rs 56 lakhs.