• News

Water bodies turn home for mosquitoes

...Hindu, February 24, 2012

Hussainsagar can be cleaned up: OU professor

...Hindu, February 10, 2012

Husain Sagar, more than just a lake

...Times of India, February 15, 2012

STP leaves Banjara lake on deathbed

...Times of India, January 25, 2012


Citizens Initiative for saving water bodies in Hyderabad

SOUL Formation

SOUL was formally launched on 12th June 2010 and is a non- funded and non- registered network based entirely on voluntary efforts of anyone or any organization that feels strongly about the issue and is open to all who are committed to the cause of protecting, rehabilitating and promoting water bodies in Hyderabad.

The Specific Objectives of SOUL are:

  • To conserve and rejuvenate lakes and water bodies in Hyderabad urban agglomeration

  • To work with government in a partnership of communities and promote a culture of respect towards nature with reference to water bodies

  • Promote good practices for conservation and restoration of water bodies

  • Political resistance to forces that violate water bodies

Concept Note for SOUL Network June, 2010

Meeting Synopsis

Presentations made on SOUL formation day
Presentation on Urban Lakes & Water Bodies

Urban Lakes - Presenatation on Hussain Sagar
News coverage of SOUL formation
Citizen activists launch SOUL to save city lakes