Committee members told The New Indian Express that they have set the deadline for the desilting of the two lakes for May, even though the NGT had earlier said the work should be completed by September
The Bench noted that foul smell was emanating from the garbage dumped all around the water body and that entry of untreated sewage into the lake was the major cause of frothing.
Col Rajbir Singh, in-charge for the marshals in Bengaluru said, 18 marshals and three drivers have been deployed, who will work in three shifts.
Bellandur Lake, the largest in the city's south-east suburb, which has seen frothing due to toxic substances flowing into it due to an untreated sewage system.
Technical committee set up state govt says Bellandur lake has become a site for unmindful experiments after Mumbai-based expert releases microbe culture into water body.
National Green Tribunal pulls up Bengaluru civic agencies for delay in cleaning polluted Bellandur lake
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) pulled up the state government on Tuesday and asked all civic agencies to work in tandem to resolve the Bellandur Lake frothing issue.
The Authority has enlisted the assistance of a Mumbai-based expert to arrest the foam in Bellandur lake.
After being pounded by a record-breaking downpour early this week, the city is on the road to recovery.
Gets slammed by NGT, which says cloudburst can’t produce froth in Bellandur; state told to give report on Tuesday
Even as the National Green Tribunal has called for an emergency hearing on Thursday on frothing in Bellandur Lake, Tuesday’s rain has left the lake in a dismal condition.
There is more to the Bellandur lake fire than meets the eye, say sources in the Bangalore Development Authority and Bengaluru Development Ministry.