Q. “Pong dam Lake” is recently seen in news is located at?

[A] Uttarakhand

[B] Himachal Pradesh

[C] Sikkim

[D] Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: B

Explanation: Pong dam Lake is also called the Pong reservoir or the Maharana Pratap Sagar.

  • In 1983, the entire reservoir was declared as a Wildlife Sanctuary by the Himachal Pradesh government.
  • In 1994, the Government of India declared it a “Wetland of National Importance”.
  • Pong Dam Lake was declared as Ramsar Site in November 2002.