NPCA(LAKES)

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July 14, 2014
Fateh Sagar Lake
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Welcome to NPCA(LAKES)

The objective of the scheme is to restore and conserve the urban and semi-urban lakes of the country degraded due to waste water discharge into the lake and other unique freshwater eco systems, through an integrated ecosystem approach.

Background

July 8, 2014

Lakes are an important feature of the Earth's landscape. They are extremely valuable ecosystems and provide a range of goods and services to humankind. They are not only a significant source of precious water, but extend valuable habitats to plants and animals, moderate the hydrological extreme events (drought and floods), influence microclimate, enhance the aesthetic beauty of the landscape and offer many recreational opportunities Many of our rivers arise from the lakes at higher altitudes in the Himalayan ranges.
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