For last many years the citizen organisations are advocating for constitution of Lake development Authority, having participation of citizens, experts ; an authority having all administrative,legal and financial powers.

 After the High Court Order and consistent lobbying from the NGOs, The cm in last Budget Speech, declared the constitution of lake development authority. Now the proposal to transfer the lakes from irrigation department to municipal council seems to be a shear adhoc approach. How can a municipal council take care of catchment area development, and ensure limnological, ecological, hydrological conservation of the lakes.

. Better, the government, as declared, constitute the lake development authority