Client Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG)
Location Sector 9B, Gurugram, Haryana
Area 1,700 sq metres (4.25 acres)
Future Institute in collaboration with Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has undertaken the urban pond in Basai (sector 9B, Gurugram) as a pilot project to establish and demonstrate the principles and practices of preserving and managing urban water bodies sustainably. This project is the first one to be developed under the initiative ‘Rejuvenation of Urban Ponds of Gurugram’ that seeks to rejuvenate, preserve and develop the existing water bodies in Gurugram as not merely as catalysts of environmental sustainability but also as active urban places of renewing and building sociocultural capital of Gurugram.
Out of 120 odd water bodies in Gurugram, 20 water bodies have the potential to be rejuvenated and developed as an integrated network of channelising and managing water crisis of Gurugram. A detailed schematic proposal for Pond in Saraswati Kunj (sector 53, Gurugram) has also been submitted to MCG and shall be taken up after Basai pond.
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