Published on February 12, 2008
Slide1: WELCOME Slide2: Kolhapur MUMBAI The Mahalaxmi Lake is located in Vadgaon Town and is at 13 Km in North-East direction of Kolhapur City. THE LOCATION OF MAHALAXMI LAKE; VADGAON Vadgaon Slide3: VADGAON – SOME IMPORTANT FEATURES Vadgaon Town has historical background. The name of Vadgaon Town is associated with the names of Great Warriors in Maratha History viz. Santaji Ghorpade & Dhanaji Jadhav. It is said that the Land was awarded to these warriors for their Bravery. Vadgaon town is located at 2 Km off NH4 and is situated at a distance of 19 Km North-East of Kolhapur City, which is popularly known as ‘Dakshin Kashi’. Kolhapur is famous for the “Mahalaxmi Temple” and is a well-known center of Art, Education, Industry and Sports - particularly wrestling. The Vadgaon town has population of @ 30,000. The town was set by Maharaja of Kolhapur Sansthan Chh. Shahu from view point of providing a central market place for surrounding nearby 35 big & small towns. Since then, the Vadgaon is prominent market place for locally manufactured products of agriculture, grocery, etc. it is found that large number of visiting population i.e. about 10,000 to 15,000 people routinely visit this market. Moreover, it has become a prominent picnic spot because of pleasant climate, good environmental surroundings & existing Amusement Park. Vadgaon has big Brahmnic Temple of the Goddess Laxmi, which was built as per Hemadpanthi style. Slide4: SALIENT FEATURES OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKE Slide5: TOPOGRAPHICAL FEATURES OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKE; VADGAON East Side: Waste weir South Side: Tasgaon Oodha West Side: Court Building & Medical College North Side: Intake Well Slide6: THE MAHALAXMI LAKE; VADGAON – HIGHLIGHTS OF ITS INCLUSION UNDER NLCP A DPR was prepared regarding the Mahalaxmi Lake of VMC at Vadgaon, Tal. Hatkanangale, Dist. Kolhapur as per the guidelines of NLCP & the same was submitted to the ‘Director, DoE, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai’ on the date 28.04.2003. The DPR was evaluated at DOE and eventually was forwarded by the State Govt. to MoEF; New Delhi on 12.08.2003 The DPR was approved by MoEF on 17.03.2005 vide a letter No. J-16011 / 15 / 2003-NRCD The MoEF sanctioned Rs. 1.85 Crore as Project Expenditures against the proposed cost of Rs. 2.633 Crores in the DPR The Govt. of India’s share was fixed to be Rs. 1.295 Cr and that of the Vadgaon Municipal Council’s as Rs.0.555 Cr. Slide7: ITEMS SANCTIONED BY MoEF FOR MAHALAXMI LAKE UNDER NLCP Demarcation of Lake Boundaries – Fencing & Gates Deweeding & Desilting – The Lake & its Feeder Canals. Bioremediation Arresting Sewage Entry – Interception, Treatment & Diversion Lake Infrastructure Development & Beautification- Lake Embankment Strengthening & Development Stone Pitching to the Embankment on U/s. Wasteweir Rectification Lake water quality Monitoring Public Awareness Centages Slide8: DEMARCATION OF LAKE BOUNDARIES [Lake Surveying & Mapping By Latest Techniques And Instrumentation – The Total Station Method] Slide9: DEMARCATION OF LAKE BOUNDARIES (FENCING) Earlier Condition Before the Lake was taken under NLCP Later Condition during the Lake Project Execution under (NLCP) Slide10: A VIEW OF THE LAKE’S FEEDER DURING MONSOON Slide11: DEWEEDING OF THE LAKE Before After Slide12: DESILTING OF THE LAKE Slide13: THE LAKE’S DENIZENS Asian Openbill Stork Great Gray Shrike Little Egret White Breasted Kingfisher Slide14: DEWEEDING OF THE FEEDER CANALS Before After Slide15: DESILTING OF FEEDER CANAL Before After Slide16: APPROACH ROAD’S CONSTRUCTION Before After INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT Slide17: INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PROVISION OF PITCHING Later Earlier Slide18: INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT EMBANKMENT STRENGTHENING Casing Zone Preparation, Cleaning And Widening Leveling, Slope Adjustment And Compaction Slide19: EMBANKMENT DEVELOPMENT Earlier Later Later Earlier INFRASTRUCTURE - Slide20: INFRASTRUCTURE - INTAKE WELL & PREMISES Earlier Later Slide21: INTERCEPTION & CONTROL OF POLLUTANTS’ INGRESS SILT TRAP ON THE FEEDER & LCS SILT ARRESTING ARRANGEMENT LOW COST SANITATION ARRANGEMENT Slide22: THE NATIVE FLORA - A GLIMPSE LAYOUT PLAN SHOWING PLANTATION DETAILS: LAYOUT PLAN SHOWING PLANTATION DETAILS DIFFERENT TYPES OF TREES TO BE TAKEN UNDER PLANTATION TREES UNDER SHELTER BELT TREES UNDER MEDICINAL BELT TREES UNDER MASS PLANTATION Tre Cassla Fistula Tre Cassla Alata Tre Filicium Decipiens Tre Grevillea Pteridifolia Smp Murraya Koeningii Fru Mangifera Indica Rajapuri Tre Butea Monosperma Smp Shammi Smp Pimento Tre Jacaranda Mimosifolia Tre Magnolia Grandiflora Tre Taebubia Argentia Slide24: ASSESSMENT OF CONDITION OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKE WATER The Monitoring of Lake water was done before commencement of the Project under NLCP. Thereafter, the procedure w.r.t. same has been continued over the entire period of project execution. The parameters that are monitored include- pH Secchi Disc Transparency Suspended Solids Dissolved Oxygen Biochemical Oxygen Demand Chemical Oxygen Demand Hardness Alkalinity Chlorides Phosphorus Nitrates as NO3 Nitrites as NO2 MPN Slide25: To analyze the Physico-Chemical & Biological status of the Mahalaxmi Lake, water samples were collected from 4 different locations. The sampling locations are as follows: MONITORING OF THE MAHALAXMI LAKE THE MONITORING TEAM PERFORMING ONSITE ANALYSIS Lay Out Plan of Mahalaxmi Lake Slide26: THE MONITORING SCHEDULE Lake Water Quality During December 2006 Slide27: Cost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘Mahalaxmi Lake’ Under ‘National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP)’ Slide28: Cost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘Mahalaxmi Lake’ Under ‘National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP)’ Slide29: Cost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘Mahalaxmi Lake’ Under ‘National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP)’ Slide30: Cost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘Mahalaxmi Lake’ Under ‘National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP)’ Slide31: Cost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘Mahalaxmi Lake’ Under ‘National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP)’ Slide32: Cost Summary for Treatment & Revival of ‘Mahalaxmi Lake’ Under ‘National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP)’ Slide33: THANK YOU !