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Jammu And Kashmir: Massive Cleanliness Drive On Dal Lake Takes Place In Full Swing

According to the officials, the cleanliness drive was paused last years due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Jammu and Kashmir’s famous tourist spot Dal Lake which is known for its beauty and shikara has now been affected by the growth of weeds and lily leaves.

To restore the beauty, the Lake and Waterways Development Authority has taken the initiative to clean the iconic Dal Lake.

The visitors and the local residents emphasized the importance of cleaning the lake that has become the bread and butter for many and lauded the government to start such an initiative.

The officials have also established a floating site office in Dal Lake to monitor lake activities and also extraction of lily for which the authority has engaged 16 Pontoon based machines.

As part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ campaign, Kashmir’s State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) in collaboration with Lakes and Waterways Development Authority, has launched a month long cleanliness drive in Dal Lake area covering 2.5 square kilometer.

According to the officials, the cleanliness drive was paused last years due to the Covid-19 outbreak.