Although droughts are not new in India, we are seeing more of it of late.
An Indian perspective on the conservation and management of lakes – A report by Ministry of Environment and ForestsPosted on 25 Jun, 2011 10:43 PM
This publication will serve to be useful reference material for policymakers, implementing agencies, environmentalists and those who enjoy the beauty and diversity of India’s water bodies.
Lakes are not only a source of water and livelihood for many of our populations, but they also support a large proportion of our biodiversity. The wetlands, shallower peripheral areas of large lakes, provide breeding and nesting grounds to huge population of birds, many of which migrate to India from as far north as Siberia.