Thane: 20-Acre Grand Central Park To Be Inaugurated On February 8

Thane: 20-Acre Grand Central Park To Be Inaugurated On February 8

Thane Additional Municipal Commissioner Sandeep Malavi conducted a tour of the park on Monday and explained the facilities to the media.

Rahul MUpdated: Monday, February 05, 2024, 10:57 PM IST
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A 20-acre park developed by the civic authorities will be inaugurated in the Kolshet area of Maharashtra's Thane city on February 8, an official said on Monday.

Situated amidst the Ulhas River Creek and Sanjay Gandhi National Sanctuary, the Grand Central Park will house 3,500 diverse tree species and offer recreational spaces. Thane Additional Municipal Commissioner Sandeep Malavi conducted a tour of the park on Monday and explained the facilities to the media. The project has been developed under the Thane Municipal Corporation's Suvidha Plot Development Project, the official said.

More about the much awaited park

Grand Central Park built on about 20.5 acres in Kalpataru Parkcity at Kolshet. It will be opened for Thanekar on Wednesday by the Chief Minister Eknath Shinde. There are about 3500 different types of trees in this park. This park will be a center of attraction for everyone from children to senior citizens. It also has gardens based on the concept of four styles: Mughal, Chinese, Moroccan and Japanese. Sandeep Malvi, Additional Commissioner (1) of the Municipal Corporation informed that there are many facilities for children to play, jogging track, biggest skating yard, lawn tennis, volleyball court in this park.

There is a large amphitheatre, cafeteria, toilets in this area. The park can be used for organizing school trips, environmental trips. can be organized. The old trees in the park area have been preserved and new trees have been planted. Thane Municipal Corporation has developed this park under Suvidha Plot Development Project.

An inspection tour of this Udayana was organized for journalists on Monday. At that time, former corporator Sanjay Bhowir, Deputy Commissioner (Parks) Mithali Sancheti and others were present.

Features of Grand Central Park

• Largest park in Thane on Park at 20.5 acres

• The park is home to more than 100 species of birds and butterflies.

• More than 3500 trees

• Inspired by New York's Grand Central Park, London's Hyde Park and Chicago's Lincoln Park

• Good quality infrastructure

• Concept parks inspired by Moroccan, Chinese, Japanese and Mughal designs

• Largest open and green space

• Various recreational opportunities for people of all ages

• Includes a treehouse, three-acre expansive lake, skating park

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