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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of: Environment, Forests and Climate ChangeRAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 2426TO BE ANSWERED ON 21.12.2015 Proposal for revival of Bellandur Lake
2426. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT, FORESTS AND CLIMATE CHANGE be pleased to state:-(a) whether Karnataka Government has sent any proposal for approval and release of financial aid to revive Bellandur Lake in Bengaluru; and(b) if so, the details thereof?
Answer MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE (SHRI PRAKASH JAVADEKAR)(a) & (b) Based on the proposal received from the Government of Karnataka, a project for “Conservation and Management of Bellandur lake’ in Bengaluru was sanctioned by this Ministry under the National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) at a cost of Rs. 5.542 crore on 70:30 cost sharing basis between Central and State Governments. An expenditure of Rs.2.41 crore, including Central share of Rs. 1.69 crore, has been incurred on the project for undertaking various conservation activities like bio-remediation, catchment area treatment, aeration, de-weeding etc.