What happened Vrishabhavathi River?

What happened Vrishabhavathi River?

The Karnataka government plans to take up a project worth Rs 1500 crore to treat the Vrishabhavathi river, which is now filled with sewage, waste, and froth. Byramangala Lake, which is located about 40 km west of Bengaluru city, gets most of its water from the Vrishabhavathi river, which has now become polluted water.

Where does Vrishabhavathi River originate?

Vrishabawathi River/Sources

Why was Bangalore changed to Bengaluru?

According to an apocryphal, 12th century Hoysala king Veera Ballala II lost his way during a hunting expedition in a forest. He chose Bendakaluru for his capital in early 16th century, which transformed into Bengaluru and in colonial times, and during British rule became Bangalore.

Why is Bengaluru considered to be the silicon city of India?

Bangalore is also known as the “Silicon Valley of India” because of its role in promoting the IT sector of India. Bangalore is regarded as the nation’s leading information technology (IT) exporter. ISRO, Infosys, Wipro, HAL and other Indian technological organisations have their headquarters in this city.

What happened to Adyar?

Over the past three decades, the Adyar has been used as a dumping site not only for building debris but for municipal as well as industrial waste. During the massive Chennai floods of 2015 the river was flushed clean. But once the flood waters subsided it got polluted again.

Which is the cleanest river in Karnataka?

Kali River (Karnataka)

Kali River
Source Diggi village, Karnataka
• location Joida taluk
• location Arabian Sea, India

How long is Vrishabhavathi River?

32 mi
Vrishabawathi River/Length

Which Indian state not touches to Karnataka?

Karnataka, formerly (until 1973) Mysore, state of India, located on the western coast of the subcontinent. It is bounded by the states of Goa and Maharashtra to the north, Telangana to the east, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the south and by the Arabian Sea to the west.

What is Banglore famous for?

Bangalore is widely regarded as the “Silicon Valley of India” (or “IT capital of India”) because of its role as the nation’s leading information technology (IT) exporter. Indian technological organisations are headquartered in the city.

Is Adyar river clean?

There is some recovery of species in the Adyar estuary and creek, the point at which the river flows into the sea. Adyar is one of the three rivers that flow through Chennai city. While Cooum and Adyar are so polluted that they are considered dead rivers, Kosasthalaiyar is comparatively less polluted.

Is Chennai getting cleaner?

Under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Swachh Survekshan ranks cities on cleanliness, with 1500 of the total 6000 marks hinging on their citizens’ feedback. Chennai’s performance keeps improving — 235 in 2017; 100 in 2018; 61 in 2019; and its best (45) in 2020 — but the top-ten ranking has proved elusive.

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