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Noida to get its 'largest' botanical park in July

NOIDA: The Biodiversity Park in Sector 91 — touted to be the biggest park within the city — shall be thrown open to public via July this yr, the Noida Authority stated on Tuesday.
The park, being developed on a space of 75 acres off the Noida-Greater Noida parkway, could have an extra 35 acres of green belt. It is going to be a one-stop destination for quite a lot of vegetation, bushes and water catchment house within the NCR.

“The venture cost is Rs 40 crore and the park shall be ready via July 31,” Rajeev Tyagi, general supervisor (tasks), Noida Authority, advised TOI.

According to Tyagi, over 8,000 bushes, one lakh shrubs and about four.five lakh floor covers are proposed to be planted on the park, which is predicted to extend massive quantity of evapo-transpiration (the process in which water is transferred from the land to environment) within the house.

“We plan to handle the water scarcity issue within the house with the proposed 85% forested green house, at the side of 100% groundwater recharge from the total 110 acres of the park land,” he stated, adding the park is also envisaged to play an important role in imparting nature schooling, in particular to university and faculty students.

Additionally, a substantial chunk of 10-acre house of the park shall be designed as a wetland which is able to act like a natural sponge and gets rid of pollutants.

“This will assist create a wealthy repository of native adaptive and acclimatised plant life amidst a wetland ecosystem of small animals, bugs, birds and butterflies, main to huge quantity of oxygen technology,” stated Tyagi.

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