Agara Lake

Weir connecting wetland and lake work completed

Weir connecting wetland and lake work completed

Wetland inlet sedimentation filtration pond work completed

Wetland inlet sedimentation filtration pond work completed

Walkway work in progress.

Walkway work in progress.

Silt trap at inlet-2 work completed.

Silt trap at inlet-2 work completed.

Construction of Engineering Wetland work completed

Construction of Engineering Wetland work completed

Fencing work on 14th main of HSR layout work completed.

Fencing work on 14th main of HSR layout work completed.

Toilet block no.1 work in progress.

Toilet block no.1 work in progress.

Island improvements work completed.

Island improvements work completed.

Fencing work on Outer Ring Road side completed.

Fencing work on Outer Ring Road side completed.

Idol Immersion Pond (Kalyani) : Construction of Ramp in progress.

Idol Immersion Pond (Kalyani) : Construction of Ramp in progress.

Water passing through the constructed Engineered wetland to the lake water spread area

Water passing through the constructed Engineered wetland to the lake water spread area

Water passing through the constructed Engineered wetland to the lake water spread area

Water passing through the constructed Engineered wetland to the lake water spread area

Agara lake is located in Begur Hobli, Bangalore South Taluk,  in survey no.11 of Agara village  to an extent of 5A – 39G and Survey no.11 of Venkogirao khane with an extent of 136A – 30G totalling 149A – 24G.   This lake is a part of Bellandur lake series. The main source of water for this lake is from HSR layout, BTM layout, Jayanagar and Jakkasandra, Siddaguntepalya and excess water from Madivala lake.    However, the extent is reduced to 97 acres 32 Guntas due to formation of ring road Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority Bangalore Development Authority.  Initially, this lake was under Karnataka Forest Department. As per the Government Order No. FEE 114 ECO 2003 Bangalore dated 26.02.2007, the lake was transferred to LDA from Forest Department with an extent 97A-32G.

Rejuvenation and Development of Agara lake, Begur Hobli Bengaluru South Taluk:

The total estimated budget for Rejuvenation and Development of Agara lake is Rs.16.10 crores.  For the proposed project, in the budget for the year 2015-16 is approved.

 

The lake is in the custody of KLCDA. The Administrative approval for the Rejuvenation and Development of Agara lake in a period 4 years (2015-16 to 2018-19) is sanctioned vide G.O. No.FEE 116 ENV 2015 Bangalore, dated: 19.01.2016.

The foundation stone laid Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka for the project on 12.09.2016.

Details of development activities taken up in phase-I of the project –

  • Tenders for civil works for an amount of Rs.6.25 Crores is invited as per the Transparency Act & civil works are in progress.
  • Tenders invited for developmental works from forest wing for an amount of Rs.188.82 lakhs as per the Transparency Act and works are in progress.

 

Grants & outlay:

  • Funds released Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority the Government till date – Rs.2.00 Crores.
  • Expenditure incurred till date for civil works – Rs.88.81 Lakhs
  • Expenditure incurred till date from forest wing – Rs.5.00 Lakhs

 

Progress of Developmental Activities –

  • Rejuvenation & Development of Agara lake weir connecting wetland and lake work completed.
  • Wetland inlet sedimentation filtration pond work completed.
  • Silt trap at inlet-2 work completed.
  • Construction of Engineering Wetland work completed.
  • Fencing work on Outer Ring Road side and 14th main of HSR layout work completed.
  • Island improvements work completed.
  • Toilet block no.1 work in progress.
  • Walkway work in progress.
  • Idol Immersion Pond (Kalyani) : Construction of Ramp in progress.
  • Planting of submerged & emerged plants in wetland completed.
  • Providing pathway & landscaping to children play area under progress.
  • Providing external electrification & illumination work under progress.
  • Providing play equipment to children play area work under progress.