Srinagar, Nov 07: The Vice Chairman Lakes and waterways Development Authority along with Secretary, CAO and Project Officer Watershed Management Division took an extensive tour to Astanmarg and Faqirgugri catchment area of Dal lake to review the works carried out there by watershed Management Division. In order to conserve the lake eco system the management of catchment area is a must, various intervention like plantation, construction of check dems and other catchment area management practices are being adopted by J&K LAWDA to conserve the lake ecosystem.
Project Officer Watershed Management Division accompanied the Vice chairman along with the officers of the Division.
vice chairman applauded the efforts of the watershed Management Division and directed to restore and stabilise the catchment area of Dal lake by planting more and more trees.
Project officer informed that 60000 plants have been planted this year and 62000 plants will be planted in the coming year so that the objective of saving the Dal lake is achieved.