The UT Administration is looking at the likelihood of the catchment area of the Sukhna Lake to be made an eco-sensitive zone. The UT Administration has constituted a committee that would study the feasibility of the proposal and make recommendations.

The reservoirs built in the catchment area of Sukhna Lake, though well built, are too many in number. While the construction of the check dams has prevented the lake from silting, the amount of water entering Sukhna Lake has decreased.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Central government to clarify as to why it has

PIL calls to stop development projects near lake to protect water level, ecology
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Haryana government to explain if the upcoming housing colonies by various developers will pose a threat to the catchment area of Sukhna lake.

A Division Bench comprising acting Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Augustine George Masih has asked the state to respo

Clutch of builders pose fresh threat to Chandigarh

Birds of all feathers will flock in a compendium that will be compiled next month, when Sukhna will be abuzz with its winged guests.

The UT Wildlife department has decided to conduct bird census at the Sukhna sanctuary from December 9 to 11 in collaboration with the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun.

The Punjab government in response to an ongoing public interest litigation (PIL) demanding protection of Sukhna Lake from deterioration today submitted that

Sukhomajri (Kalka): Even as Punjab and the Chandigarh administration are yet to come out with a concrete plan to save the Sukhna Lake, Haryana today launched a five-year

The Sukhna Lake has filled up with the recent rainfall, but all is certainly not well with it. We need to look beyond the immediate future and find out ways in which this landmark of Chandigarh can be salvaged, The Tribune canvassed experts and sought their advice. Here are suggestions that can become the basis of a blueprint for action.

Do an ecological audit
R.K. Kohli

Sukhna looks beautiful these days, with fresh water shimmering in the sun, but what lies beneath the water?