Altaf dedicates Environment Park to people
Jammu, Jan 9: The Minister for Forest and Environment, Mian Altaf Ahmed today dedicated 20.16 hectares Environment Park to the people at Bhawani Nagar Janipur developed at a cost of Rs 1 crore.
The place has a separate children park, water body with fountain, dry harvesting structure, plate forms and drainage water management structure.
Altaf congratulated the people for having an environmental park in the city. He said the place would further add to the attraction of the city which receives lakhs of tourists round the year.
Altaf said the main attraction of the newly developed park was the circumferential pathway of two and half kilometer amid lush green soundings and hill views. He said the people can visit during morning and evening and have brisk walk amid clean and healthy surroundings and have some calm moments away from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
The Minister said the panoramic view and beautiful landscape of the park would be a great attraction for the picnickers, visitors and children.
The Minister appreciated the officers of Department of Environment for construction of the park in three months. He said in the peripheries of Janipur there was not a single park and it was the demand of the area to develop the available land into a place of attraction for the people to save the same from encroachers.
Listing the achievements of the government, the Minister said that the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah was keen to develop every nook and corner to make Jammu and Kashmir a model state. He said focused attention was being paid to ensure uniform development of every area of the state.
MLA Chaman Lal Gupta and former MLA Bali Bhagat thanked the Minister for construction of park in a short span of time.
They said that the development of park was a great achievement of the present government as the place has added new dimensions to the area.
Commissioner Secretary, Shant Manu, said the place was developed in a record time because of the personnel interest of the Forest minister. He termed the construction of the park as a major achievement of the Environment Department.
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