Resources

The Save Wetlands, Save Delhi (version 1.0) Web-app focuses on protecting the existing wetlands in the NCT of Delhi. Reports from central and state governments highlighting the number of wetlands in Delhi are provided below. Some of these have benefited the research work that has gone into this Web-app development.
Online, Interactive Wetlands of NCT of Delhi

 


Central Government Reports

The below reports are over a decade old and were made during the time when Delhi had 9 districts. Delhi today has 11 districts. The below two reports, and the enclosed maps, must be read along with the following research paper:

Singh, Govind, et al. “Delimiting the Boundary of Delhi for Effective Urban Political Ecology Investigations”.
Journal of Innovation for Inclusive Development 3.1 (2018): 31-39.

National Wetland Atlas – Delhi at 1: 2,50,000 scale (September 2009)
Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

  • This report has mapped total 441 wetlands at 1:50,000 scale in the NCT of Delhi. In addition, 132 smaller wetlands have also been mapped.

National Wetland Atlas – Delhi at 1: 50,000 scale (August 2009)
Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

  • This report has mapped total 98 wetlands at 1:50,000 scale in the NCT of Delhi. In addition, 301 smaller wetlands have also been mapped.

Ground water Year Book of NCT of Delhi 2017-18 (December 2019)
Central Ground Water Board, Government of India.

Aquifer Mapping and Ground Water Management Plant of NCT of Delhi (2016)
Central Ground Water Board, Government of India.


Delhi Government Reports

Status, Revival and Greening of Water Bodies in Delhi (undated)
Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi

  • This report mentions approximate number of wetlands to be 629.

Status of water bodies after survey/ inspection by the Court Committee Appointed by Hon’ble High Court (2007-2013)
CWP No. 3502/2000, Vinod Kumar Jain Versus Govt of NCT and Ors.

  • 89 wetlands are surveyed.

Water Bodies near Yamuna (2007-2013)
Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi

  • 76 wetlands are surveyed.

Status of water bodies after survey/ inspection by the Court Committee Appointed by Hon’ble High Court (2007-2013)
CWP No. 3502/2000, Vinod Kumar Jain Versus Govt of NCT and Ors.

  • 180 wetlands and surveyed

Water bodies Geo Mapping (2021)
Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi

  • 876 wetlands are mapped.

List of Water Bodies in Delhi (undated)
Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi

  • 1,034 wetlands are listed.

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