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Lake preservation and restoration efforts

The information below has been collected through first hand interaction as well as secondary contacts. In case you have information otherwise or additional, please let us know so that we can make modifications. 


Bangalore 

The LIST of 210 lakes under different authorities can be seen here and a more detailed list with KLCDA survey results can be seen here.

Authorities 

Parisara Bhavan, Church Street, Bangalore 560001, Phone 25590098
CEO - Ajai Misra
The LIST of officers designated by KLCDA for each lake can be seen here  

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) - 129 lakes (as on Jun 2012)
BBMP Lakes - Chief Engineer - B.V. Satish <stshbv@gmail.com> 9480683065, 25593060
BBMP Forests - Chief Conservator of Forests - Brajesh Kumar <ccfbbmp@gmail.com>, <bkumar123@gmail.com>  9480685414
BBMP Central Office
3rd Floor, Major Roads Bldg.
N.R. Square, Blr 560002

Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) - 49 lakes (as on Jun 2012)
BDA Forests - Deputy Conservator - Sri.B.Jayaram 23568381 Extn 260, 9845630132
BDA
T.Chowdaiah Road, Kumara Park West, Bangalore-560 020. 
General number: 23442271, 73, 74, 23368615, 23445005

Lake Development Authority (LDA) - 6 lakes (as on Jun 2012)
Agara Lake (HSR Layout)
Byrasandra Lake (Jayanagar 3rd Block)
Hebbal Lake
Nagavara Lake (Hebbal)
Sheelavanthana Lake (Whitefield) 
Venkayyana Kere (Airport Road)

Mr. Millo Tago, IFS
Chief Conservator of Forests
Lake Development Authority
12th Floor, Public Utility Building
M. G. Road, Bangalore - 560 001
Phone: +91-80-2559-0097, +91-80-2559-0098
Email: tigermillo@yahoo.co.in, ceolda@gmail.com, ceo@lakeauthority.com

Karnataka Forest Department - 5 lakes (as on Jun 2012)

Minor Irrigation Department - 18 lakes (as on Jun 2012)


Save Bangalore Lakes
bcity - lakes / bangalorelakes (Mapping lakes in Bangalore)
Balasubramanian Thirunavukkarasu <bathirun@gmail.com>
Arbind Gupta <arbind.gupta@gmail.com>, 9845193233

MOU signed with BBMP (13 lakes in 2011)

Puttenahalli Lake, JP Nagar 7th Phase
Usha Rajagopalan <puttenahalli.lake@gmail.com>
Arathi Manay <pnlitonline@gmail.com>

Chinnappanahalli Lake, Chinnappanahalli (Behind CMRIT College, Ward no 85 , Mahadevapura)
Siemens Information Systems Private Limited
Prabhashankar Rai <ps_rai@hotmail.com>

11 lakes (Kaikondrahalli Lake, Uttarahalli Lake and 9 others) 

Other lakes

Agara Lake, HSR Layout 
Ganesan M <ganesanm@gmail.com9845738133
Jayakrishnan G <jaygp2@gmail.com> 9945276569
Suresh B Bhadraiah <sureshavani@gmail.com>

Alahalli Lake (Avalahalli / Anjanapura Lake), JP Nagar 9th Phase
Anand Yadwad <anand.yadwad@gmail.com>, 9880244380

Allalasandra Lake, Yelahanka
Yelahanka United EnVironment Association (YUVA)
Jagadeesh Giri <jjgiri@yahoo.com>, 9845171449 

Ambalipura Lake, Bellandur 
Mahadevapura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti (MAPSAS) <info@150lakes.org>
K. Rajesh Rao <krajeshrao@gmail.com>
Satheesh Amilineni <samiline@gmail.com>
Priya Ramasubban <sriky@hotmail.com> / <priya@150lakes.org>

Akshaynagara Lake, Begur Hobli
Venky Vasant <venkatrch@yahoo.com>

Arekere Lake, Arekere (off Bannerghatta Rd) 
Arekere Neighbourhood Improvement Trust (ANIT)
Arbind Gupta <arbind.gupta@gmail.com>, 9845193233

Basapura Lake, Begur Hobli (Ward 198)
Rajesh Jampana <rajesh.jampana@gmail.com>

Begur Lake
Selvakumar Muthusamy <selvakm@gmail.com>

Bellandur Lake, Bellandur
Ramamurthy, Jagannath
Vijayan Menon <menonvij@gmail.com>

BhimanaKatte, Rajarajeshwarinagar
Niveditha Sunkad <nivsunkad@gmail.com>

Chinnappanahalli Lake, Chinnappanahalli (Behind CMRIT College, Ward no 85 , Mahadevapura)
Prabhashankar Rai <ps_rai@hotmail.com>

Chunchughatta (Chunchaghatta) Kere, Eshwar Layout, JP Nagar 7th Phase
Friends of Lake - Chunchughatta Kere <FriendsofLakeCHG@gmail.com>

Devarabisanahalli Lake, Bellandur
Pallavi Singh <pallavi2410@gmail.com>, 9886833500

Doraikere Lake, Uttarahalli (Ward 184)
B V Mahesh Kumar <maheshkbv@gmail.com>, 9902588166

Gottigere Lake
Kiran Gopinath <kiran.gopinath@gmail.com>

Haralakunte Lake, Somasundarapalya
Abraham Issac

Halagevaderahalli (HVH) Kere, Rajarajeshwarinagar 
Niveditha Sunkad <nivsunkad@gmail.com>

Halanayakanahalli Lake, Sarjapur Road
Prabha Sunder <prabha.sunder@gmail.com>

Haralur Lake, within Reliable Lakedew Residency Layout, Haralur Main Road
Vineet Jaiswal <vineetjaiswal@yahoo.com>, 9945129180

Horamavu Lakes
Horamavu Agara and Jayanthinagar Lakes, Horamavu
Ted K Dass <ted.k.dass@gmail.com>, 9900569955

Ibalur Lake, Ibalur (Outer Ring Road)
Federation of Resident Welfare Associations for restoration of Ibblur Lake
Mukund Kumar <mukundkz@yahoo.com>
Priya Ramasubban <priya@150lakes.org

Hari Prakash <haricha@gmail.com>, 9845423063
Vijay K Dwivedi <vijaykdwivedi@gmail.com

Kacharakanahalli Lake
Narayan - 99000 97684

Kaggadasapura Lake
Hemanth Kumar <hemanth.aragonda@gmail.com>
Madhav KSV <madhav.ksv@gmail.com>

Kaikondrahalli Lake, Sarjapur Road 
Mahadevapura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti (MAPSAS) <info@150lakes.org
Priya Ramasubban <sriky@hotmail.com> / <priya@150lakes.org>
Ramesh Sivaram <sivaramr@hotmail.com>

Kalena Agarahara Lake, Kalena Agarahara (off Bannerghatta Rd) - 
Vithola Go Green KA Lake Development Plan
Seema <incacni@gmail.com>  
Asha Naik <ashabn2000@yahoo.com>
Ankur Rastogi <tunamukul@yahoo.co.in>

Kenchanahalli Kere, Rajarajeshwarinagar
Niveditha Sunkad <nivsunkad@gmail.com>

Meistripalya (Mestripalya) Lake, Koramangala 
Muralidhar Rao <murali772@gmail.com>

Munnekolala Lake (AECS Layout, near Marathahalli)

Munnekolala Lake Restoration Association

Jai Prakash Singh <jps1547@gmail.com> 


Nyanappana Lake, Akshaya Nagara
Venky Vasant <venkatrch@yahoo.com>

Puttenahalli Lake, Yelahanka
NC Krishna Datta <nckrishna@yahoo.com
KS Sangunni <sangunni@gmail.com>

Rachenahalli Lake
JalMitra Rachenahalli (on Facebook)

Sankey Tank
Srinivas Garudachar <srinivasbgarudachar@gmail.com>
Gopal Navale <gopalnav@gmail.com>

Sarakki Lake, Puttenahalli JP Nagar 7th Phase 

Silver Lake, Kacharakanahalli (Off Hennur Main Road) 
Eshanya Bengalurina Nagarikara Kalyana Mahavedike (EBKNM)
Pushpa S <puzhpa@gmail.com>

Thalghattapura Lake
Phani Sai <phanisai76@gmail.com>
SULIT <sulitmembers@gmail.com>, 9663366496

Varthur Lake
Naveen Chimmanda <naveenchimmanda@hotmail.com>

Vibhutipura Lake, LBS Nagar
Naresh Vedagiri <nareshvgiri@gmail.com>
Shubha Priya Srinvasan <shubhsri@gmail.com>

Other organisations

Rainwater Harvesting

India Water Portal 
Arghyam, Bangalore 
Off: 080 41698941/42 
www.indiawaterportal.org / www.arghyam.org 

Environment Support Group Trust

Bangalore Environment Trust

Citizens Action Forum

Ashoka Trust for Research in Econlogy and the Environment (ATREE)

Atul Kulkarni (Researcher)
+91 7387944876



Alappuzah

Vembanad Lake


Hubli

Unkal Lake


Chennai

Padur Lake

Pallikaranai Lake 
Raj Cherubal <rajcherubal@gmail.com>

Keezhkattalai Lake
Arun Krishnamurthy <arun@indiaenvironment.org>, 9940203871


Hyderabad