Time to beat the pollution: This area in Pune to get the Oxygen Park soon

The objective of the Oxygen Park in Kharadi, Pune is to deliver open spaces for children, senior citizens
Time to beat the pollution: This area in Pune to get the Oxygen Park soon
The proposed plan of the OXygen ParkImage source: Twitter

Pune: Kharadi is one of the developing areas in Pune. With multiple MNCs setting up their offices here, big markets bustling in and around Kharadi, the area which was once isolated is now choking in polluted air.

Recently, hundreds of residents in Kharadi complained about facing problems related to widespread and large-scale garbage burning in the area. The people residing here are suffering from breathing issues amid pollutants floating in the air.

To tackle the problem, MLA Sunil Tingre decided to come up with an Oxygen Park in Kharadi. The area generally doesn’t have many parks. Thus, this upcoming project may help residents of Kharadi to enjoy the picturesque spot. The primary inspection of the land is proposed.

The MLA from the area had written a letter to PMC Commissioner and Collector of Pune to make budgetary provision via CER fund. Additional Commissioner of Pune Municipal Corporation Kunal Khemnar also visited the area to take the stock recently.

FEATURES OF THE OXYGEN PARK

The objective of the Oxygen Park in Kharadi is to deliver open spaces for children, senior citizens. The authorities have also planned to plant trees around the garden to increase the oxygen levels here.

Also, one part of the park will have a dedicated section for Ayurvedic plants. The officials are expecting that the trees and lush green area will attract all sorts of migratory birds as the site is close to the river bed.

The proposed park is spread across an area of 7.5 acres. Apart from the basic park, the area will provide a playing section for kids along with a jogging track of one km. It will also have a yoga area and a maze garden. It is also said that the maze garden will first of its kind in the region. The garden will also possess amphitheatre, vertical garden and more.

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