Union Minister initiates Mansar Lake Rejuvenation Project

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News: The Union Minister initiated the Mansar Lake Rejuvenation Project by holding a high level meeting to discuss the DPR(Detailed Project Report).

Facts:

  • Manser Development plan: It is a comprehensive plan for development and upgradation of Mansar Lake and surrounding areas. 
    • Aim: To holistically develop the sacred Lake of Manser as the second biggest tourist destination in Jammu region and also to preserve the lake, its ecology and heritage.

Additional Facts:

  • Mansar Lake: It is situated 62 km from Jammu.It is a lake fringed by forest-covered hills.Surinsar-Mansar Lakes were designated as Ramsar Convention in November 2005.