Forest Department to develop urban park in CMs native village

first_imgHyderabad: State Forest Department has decided to establish an urban park at Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao’s native village, Chintamadaka. According to the Forest Department officials, the urban park will come up with recreation facilities and play area for children, a walking track, adventure sports and the like. The park will be part of a forest which will be developed in an area of 98 acres. Also Read – Non-bailable warrant to Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury Advertise With Us The idea of establishing the park has come up following a suggestion made by the Chief Minister during his recent visit to his native village. He suggested developing a forest in the vicinity of Chintamadaka. Taking forward the suggestion, a team of senior Forest officials headed by Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) Sobha, Additional PCCF’s Lokesh Jaiswal, Rakesh Mohan Dobriyal, Medak Chief Conservator Saravanan, DFO O Sridhar arrived at Chintamadaka on Monday morning to take stock of the area to figure out how to go about developing the urban park. Also Read – Hyderabad: Wall collapse in Kukatpally damages four cars Advertise With Us Along with the Forest officials, former Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao and District Collector Venkat Ram Reddy discussed the modalities of developing the park. Harish Rao said the idea is to develop the forest area near Chintamadaka. As part of this, trees which generate more oxygen will be planted and within the forest area, a mini Urban Park will be developed for the recreation of the people with a play area for children. That apart some adventure sports will also be made available for the people, he added. Advertise With Us That apart, a Smrithi Vanam (memorial garden) on the lines of the one established in Siddipeta town will be developed in the area. This would help people to grow greenery in the memory of those died. Space will also be earmarked so that whenever a prominent person visits Chintamadaka they could plant a sapling in the forest.last_img