With urban lifestyles quite catching up with rural India, solid waste is a problem becoming equally concerning and engulfing in scale and size irrespective of the locale. If 0.3 to 0.4 million metric tons of solid waste is generated every day and is left unmanaged then serious long-term environmental consequences are inevitable across the rural landscape.
A Lake or Pond evokes a wonderful, relaxing feeling, bringing one closer to nature. Thanks to the visionary water harvesting methods of our ancestors, today many of Indian cities are blessed with magnificent lakes. But the bane of urbanization has destroyed several and those surviving are in a pitiable state barring few exceptions.