Bengaluru is highly attracted tourist spot that remains crowded by visitors all through the year. People travel to the city mainly for corporate reasons and for enjoying the beauty of its monuments, tourists spots, and lakes. However, with the increasing pollution, the lakes are losing their attractiveness. Concerning the issue, Government of India has decided to protect the lakes of the city and emphasized on bio development of lakes. For framing the measures to protect the lakes of the city, Government of India has organized a meeting where various decisions were taken.
The meeting was chaired by Ananth Kumar, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers along with Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forest & Climate Change. The main emphasis was on controlling the pollution along with taking effective steps towards preservation and conservation of lakes in Bengaluru. Javadekar said that there would be 24*7 monitoring team for all the Sewage Treatment Plants. The decision was also taken to involve corporate sector along with public sector for the preservation and development of bio lakes. The effort will be to monitor the progress and scale the progress after every six months.