Save Kaggadasapura Lake
Award Category : Champions of Namma Bengaluru
Year : 2018
They are a group of citizens, who decided to become lake activists, after observing the pathetic state of their neighborhood waterbody. They started organizing lake cleanup drives every Sunday morning to bring about awareness amongst the authorities and the local population about the urgent need to rejuvenate the lake. In the 40 weeks of lake cleanup drives held, the team of nearly 20 dedicated volunteers managed to pull out close to 800 sacks of plastic waste from the waterbody while also organizing awareness events like painting exhibitions, etc.