The restoration of the Perungalathur wetland was a research based and scientific one with the support of the Public Works Department (PWD), Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and the Tamil Nadu Forest Department (TNFD). It also included the introduction of an element of sustainability and community participation. Biodiversity assessments were conducted and baseline maps of drainage, land use and land cover were prepared. Restoration activities included cleaning of the lake, water level and quality monitoring, strengthening of the bund, removal of invasive species and populating the bund with appropriate plantation.



Funding Agency

PepsiCo India