Jamshedpur, July 7: Taking forward the initiatives towards environment and conservation of key resources, Jusco built five environmental projects which were inaugurated and launched by the Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday.
The CM inaugurated three parks Ramadhin Bagan Udyan, Gayatri Nagar Udyan and Sitaramdera Park.
The three parks include Ramadhin Bagan Udyan with a total area of the 2500 sq. m. (0.63 acre) along with a joggers’ track of 80 meters. Playing equipment include goal posts for football ground. The Udyan boasts of 50 teak saplings and solar light panels.
Gayatri Nagar Udyan has a total area of 6500 sq. m. (1.6 acres) along with joggers’ track of 250 meters, playing equipments including football ground of 3300 sq. m. area. Udyan boasts of 300 teak saplings planted, 11 benches, and other facilities include toilets and bathing places with five overhead tanks and Solar Light panels.
The Sitaramdera Park has a total area of 4000 sq. m. (1 acre) along with a joggers’ track of 100 meters. Several plants including debadaru plants alongside the boundary wall, areca plants planted along the boundary wall, evergreen tree species and teak saplings planted inside the park to create shade.
Perennial flowering beds at the park include different perennial flowering beds made in which perennial flowering plants like as canna and allamanda has been planted. Perennial shrubs include group plantation of different flowering and foliage species to improve the aesthetics.
Landscaping- Development of informal patches with decorative rocks and some hardy species of plants like as Euphorbia and succulents etc, rockery. The sitting arrangements include five benches made up of MS and Sitting Plaza.
A children’s corner includes three playing equipment and one exercise equipment along with cartoon painting. Other facilities at the park include guard sitting arrangements; bore well with overhead tank facilities, dustbins, steel scrap art and focusing garden lights.
The above initiatives are part of the celebration that Jusco kicked off during the launch of the ‘Environment Month’ on June 5 at the mass tree plantation drive at Garabasa.
On the occasion, CM said, “We have set up these parks on the demands of the local residents; these parks will be for public use and protect the land from land mafia”.
He added, a large portion of the government lands have been encroached by land sharks across the state, which will be freed soon.