In the floods of 1958 the Najafgarh Jheel attained a spread of 145 sq.km. Here’s some news for nature lovers. The National Green Tribunal on Friday issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), the Environment department of Delhi government and the state pollution control authorities, seeking replies on why clearances had been given to projects in the Najafgarh drain basin area in West and South Delhi in spite of a ban on such clearances by MoEF.
The Sahibi river, which as per an 1807 map of the Environs of Delhi was once connected to the Yamuna, is now ‘regulated’. Najafgarh Drain Strategic Vision Re-Centering Delhi Team, Fall 2016. THE YAMUNA RIVER PROJECT RE-CENTERING DELHI RESEARCH STUDIO PHASE 2: NAJAFGARH DRAIN 3010/4010 7010/8010 Vertical Studio Fall 2016 6 credits Monday/Friday 1:00-5:00 Wednesday 1:00-2:30 This paper is derived out of the said study. Subsequently, after the floods of 1964 the Najafgarh Drain was … Its sewered catchment area is around 374 sq.km. This channel then came to be known as the Najafgarh Nala or Najafgarh Drain having a length of 51 km in NCT Delhi.
Najafgarh drain bird sanctuary (proposed) and wetland ecosystem is composed of the wetland ecosystem and wildlife habitat on several kilometres of the Najafgarh drain or nullah which passes through rural southwest Delhi in India's capital territory. The Najafgarh drain or nallah that flows through the northwest part of Gurugram is becoming a new habitat for the strikingly tall Greater flamingos, a rosy-white pink billed migratory bird as it passes through southwest Delhi. Its total catchment area is around 374 km 2 and it discharges around 2000 million L wastewater (domestic and industrial) per day to the Yamuna River near the Wazirabad section. This paper looks at Najafgarh Lake, in South-West Delhi that occupied more than 300 km2 in the 1960s and was a biodiversity hotspot. The Najafgarh drain is the largest of all the surface drains joining the river in the National Capital Territory. Najafgarh Drain (NjD) is the largest among all the surface drains joining the river in NCT. A dirty drain in Delhi could well be on its way to becoming a bird sanctuary.
Study to assess if Najafgarh drain can be made wetland 27 Feb 2020. The condition of Delhi’s urban waterways is the result of 150 years of policy and planning …
Central Ridge. New Delhi: On August 7, 1977, fish flew out of the river. As the state goverment is considering to develop the land along Najafgarh drain … That day, the day of the flood, the river began dying.