Current GK

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in November 2016, has constituted a four-member team for conservation and management of which one of the following lakes?

  1. Dal Lake, Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Damdama Lake, Haryana
  3. Loktak Lake, Manipur
  4. Chilika Lake, Odisha

Answer

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change had constituted a four-member team for conservation and management of Loktak Lake in Manipur. The terms of reference of the team were:

  • To review the implementation of works carried out with financial assistance provided by the Central and State governments so far for the conservation and management of Loktak Lake and suggest further interventions required for conserving the lake in a holistic manner.
  • Enumerate the steps required to be initiated for declaring Loktak Lake as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Identify the steps and actions to be taken to increase the tourism potential of Loktak Lake.

The correct option is C.