Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Review of clearances to lake bed and eco-sensitive projects, 14/03/2016

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Review of clearances to lake bed and eco-sensitive projects, 14/03/2016. The schemes of National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) and National Wetland Conservation Programme (NWCP) have been merged in February, 2013 into an integrated scheme of National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Eco-systems (NPCA) for synergy and to avoid overlap. A total of 115 wetlands in 24 States and 2 Union Territories, including 7 in Karnataka have been identified for conservation and management under the programme. The State-wise list of these wetlands is given in Annexure.