Dal Lake Current Affairs, GK & News
Dal Lake is located in Srinagar, in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It spans across 18 square kilometres and is a part of a natural wetland that covers around 21 km, including floating gardens. It is a famous tourist destination and is known as the “Jewel in the crown of Kashmir”. The lake ..
Asia’s largest Tulip Garden in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, is scheduled to be opened for general public and tourists from March 25, 2021. Highlights Tulip Garden is a spectrum of colours which features lakhs of tulips. Flowers have blossomed in the lap of Zabarwan Hills along the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar city. Around ..
Category: States Current Affairs
The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maha Metro. Maha Metro is Maharashtra metro rail Corporation. It is a joint venture company of the Government of India and Government of Maharashtra. What are the key features of the agreement? The agreement will render technical support to implement the ..
The Jammu and Kashmir government has set up a ten-member committee to declare Srinagar’s famous Dal Lake and its surrounding areas as an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ), following concerns over its shrinking size. Pollution and encroachments have resulted in the Dal Lake shrinking from its original area of 22 square kilometers to about 10 square ..
Topics: Biodiversity • Conservation in India • Dal Lake • Dredging Corporation of India • Eco-Sensitive Zone • Environment of India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Ministry of Environment and Forests • Natural environment • Suvini Zerboni
The 17th century ‘Oonth Kadal’ is a Mughal period arch-shaped bridge, located at the middle of the picturesque Dal lake in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. Recently, it is in news because the Government of Germany has granted Rs 32 lakh for the conservation of the camel hump-shaped bridge. The restoration of the bridge will bring ..
The unique, first-of-its-kind, floating market has come up in Patuli in Kolkata, West Bengal. The market is similar to the ones on Dal Lake in Srinagar and in Bangkok. The project is being implemented by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA). There are 228 stalls, set up on 114 boats, with zone-wise demarcations for fish, meat, ..
Topics: Dal Lake • Floating market • Government of India • Jammu and Kashmir • Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority • Market • Marketplace • Neighbourhoods in Kolkata • Srinagar • States and union territories of India