Three Phased Program
The Project progress is slated to be advance on a three phase manner
Revive Vellayani follows four essential level protocols, in keeping with local adaptation and ensuring public involvement .Revive Vellayani follows four essential level protocols, in keeping with local adaptation and ensuring public involvement
Restoring Vellayani Lake to its pristine original condition without invasive weeds, refudse dumping and encroachmentsGET STARTED
To creates a force of environment activist and to ensure the resurrection of the Lake to its former glory and usefulnessGET STARTED
Making the resurrectionj of Vellayani as a calrion call for the resurrection of all such water bodies and wetlands in India.GET STARTED
THE ACTION PLAN
4. GIS Mapping
6. Hydrographic Survey
7. Public Awareness
8. Local Volunteer Groups
9. Bring legislations to prevent destruction of lake.
HH Pooyam Thirunal Gowri Parvathi Bayi, of the Travancore Royal Family and an ardent supporter for all of Swasthi Foundation’s major drives, was in complete support for the Revive Vellayani drive.WATCH VIDEO
BRINGING WETLANDS BACK TO LIFE
Let’s hold hands for this great purpose. It involves absolutely no fund raising and will be based on voluntary participation of those with a will to protect a invaluable natural resource. Come and join hands with Revive Vellayani to save our lake for the newer generations.
Revive Vellayani has recieved countless messages of support for its mission to clean up the lake and to beautify it . Here are some of the most famous voices
His Excellency Arif Mohammed Khan Governor of Kerala
Revive Vellayani is a positive approach to the protection of a valuable wetland. A loss of such a water body would be a loss no ecosystem can bear.
Justice (Retd.) P Sathasivam Fmr Governor of Kerala
I am very happy to note that Swasthi Charitable Foundation, Nanthancode, has been leading campaign.
V Shivankutty, Hon Minister for General Education
What was one a 1000 acre lake, which aided the local population , has now been reduced to la mere 427 acre stretch of fresh water wetlands ….WATCH VIDEO
Kadakampally Surendran. MLA, and Chairman Revive Vellayani.
TheVellayani Lake is the legacy of the people of Trivandrum, and the water invaluable for the CityWATCH VIDEO
Dr. Shashi Tharoor
Member of Parliament for Thiruvananthapuram Constituency
Lets work together with Swasthi Foundation and bring this precious lake back to its old glory, making it a path breaker for other such lakes and water bodiesWATCH VIDEO
Adv M Vimcent MLA
The people of the Vellayani vicinity depend on this fresh water lake for water, for drinking, cooking and agriculture and this lake cand scarce be allowed to die..WATCH VIDEO
T K A Nair IAS, Fmr, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister of India
Swasthi Foundation desrves congratulation for its attempt to Revicve the Vellayani Fresh Water Lake in Trivandrum….WATCH VIDEO
Lokanath Behera IPS, Fmr, Chief of Kerala police
Swasthi Foundation has undertaken a very ambitious mission to Revive Vellayani to its former state. I had visitedWATCH VIDEO
Dr K Vasuki IAS
As an integral part of Thiruvanathapuram, the project of reviving the Vellayani Lake, is much appreciated. The Project .
Kummanam Rajasekharan, Ex Governor, Mizoram
The protection of wetlands is a necessity for the coming generations. It is a safe gaurd against water scarcityWATCH VIDEO
Stephen Devassy Brand Ambassdor Swasthi Foundation
In this age of water shortage it is most necessary to protect our water bodies.. The cause of Vellayani is at the forefrontWATCH VIDEO
Dr G Kishore, Principal LNCPE & Director SAI
Vellayani Lake was on.ce a hub of activities buit had declined to disusenow.It is time we rectified this or lose the lake forever.
K Madhupal, Movie Artiste, Director and Author
I am truly privileged to be part of this most important of missions that Swasthi Foundation has embarked upon and we have pledged to carry the message to every water body.
V V Rajesh , BJP Trivandrum District President
RThe protection of the Vellayani Lake is a mission which is probably the most important safeguard we need to ensure…
Daksha Sheth Dancer and Founder Dakha Sheth Dance Company
RI have lived close this Lake for twenty five years and been viewing the sad fate that….WATCH VIDEO
A message from
THE FACE OF VELLAYANI
Involvement of Local Self Government
Thiruvananthapuram Corporation, Venganoor Panchayath, Kalliyoor Panchayat
Adv D Suresh Kumar
President, Trivandrum District Panchayat
Trivandrum District Panchayat fully supports the Revive Vellayani Campaign
Mayor K Sreekumar
Mayor of Trivandrum City Corporation
The City Corporation is wholly behind the attempt to Revive the Lake and clean and beautify the lake and surroundingsEx Mayor’s Message
Adv Rakhi Ravindran
It is definitely heartening to note that natural resources are on the list of priorities for Swasthi FoundationWatch Video
G S Sreekala
A dream of the people around the Lake to have it cleaned and in it’s pristine beauty We will support the program in every wayWatch Video
Lake has faced all sorts of defacements, encroachment and waste dunping. The de weeding will be a great start for tomorrowWatch Video
The Revive Vellayani project is an answer to our prayers. We look forward eagerly to active cleaning of the LakeWatch Video