Yelchenahalli Lake

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About the Lake


Yelachenahalli Lake is located
on the South part of the Bangalore city. It has diverse Flora and Fauna. Trees like Rain Tree (Samanea saman), Copper Pond Tree (Peltophorum
pterocarpum), Cycas revolute, Jaali Mara (Prosopis juliflora) etc can be seen on the southern
side of the tank. Shrubs like Datura matel, Zizphus Jujuba, Solanum xanthocarpum,
Solanum Indicum, Cassia Auriculata, LantanaCamara, Parthenium hysterophorous,
occasionally Parkinsonia aculeate can be found. The herb layer includes more hard species like Sidaacuta Sida Rhombiofolia, Abutilon
indicum, Croton bonplandianum, Cassia Tora, and some climbers like
Cardiospermum helicaccabum, Ipomoea muricata, Ipooea hederefolia, Grasses like
Eragrostis unioloides, Eragrotis bifaria, cynodon dactylon, Aristida sectacea, grows
profusely. Marshy/Aquatic plants like Polygonum Chinese, Typha angustifolia,
Cyperus haspan, Ipomoea carnea grows well

Custodianship:
Geography:

Area: 6 Acres 32 Guntas 
Zone: Yelahanka Zone

Lake Amenities:
  • Walk Path
  • Benches
Scope for development:
  • Pump
  • Overhead Tank
  • Irrigation Line
  • Waste weir
  • Bund formation
  • Security Cabin
  • Natural Wetland
  • Floating Islands
Interventions:
BBMP:
  • Fence
  • Desilting
  • Sewage Diversion
  • Silt Trap
  • Bund Revetment
  • Walk Path
  • Waste weir
  • Benches
  • Bund formation
UWBe With Community
(Intervention Period: 2016-2019)
  • Enriching Biodiversity
  • Lake Maintenance
  • Butterfly Garden/Theme Park
  • Toilet Construction/Renovation
  • Toilet Maintenance
  • Security Cabin

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