Report on Soorsagar lake, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 28/09/2020

Factual action taken report by the state of Rajasthan in the matter of Pritam Joshi Vs State of Rajasthan & Others. The report was in compliance with the NGT order of February 6, 2020 and July 13, 2020.

The report deals with Soorsagar lake water body in the Jodhpur city with respect to its mapping survey and boundary determination. The geographical area around Soorsagar lake had been notified as protected under Section 4 of the Rajasthan Lake (Protection and Development) Authority Act, 2015.

The NGT was informed that in exercise of the powers conferred by section 4 of the Rajasthan Lakes (Protection and Development) Authority Act, 2015 - the Rajasthan government (Local Self Government Department) through a notification dated August 10, 2020 declared and specified lake area along with the boundaries of Soorsagar lake and geographical area around it as a protected area situated in villages Bagan of tehsil Jodhpur, district Jodhpur.