Lakes and water bodies


Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir administration has formed a Committee for monitoring overall progress in the identification, protection and restoration of water bodies in Jammu and Kashmir. Headed by Administrative Secretary, Forest Ecology and Environment department, the eight-member committee has been asked to identify and protect all water bodies in JK; to assign Unique Identification Number to each water body; to remove encroachments in and around the water bodies; to prevent dumping of waste in the…