Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, November 16

India’s first girl Savita Kovind inaugurated the Chandigarh Chicken Park within the presence of Pushpa Devi Purohit, spouse of UT Administrator Banwarilal Purohit.

The Forest and Wildlife Division, UT, has developed the park at Nagar Van behind Sukhna Lake to create consciousness among the many public about chook conservation. These aviaries are made for these unique birds that are generally reared in India.

The division has deliberate the enclosure in such a approach that the birds, aside from free flight and nesting within the pure habitat, will keep within the aviary and guests will be capable of stroll via them.

The park’s inexperienced areas are lined with terrestrial vegetation, ferns, shrubs, shrubs, aquatic vegetation, bushes and vines to offer every chook with an setting that’s completely suited to its distinctive wants. Herbs, shrubs and bushes tailored to the pure habitat of the birds have been planted.

Savita Kovind visited your entire park and appreciated the efforts being made by the Forest Division. He shared that the chook park will assist draw the eye of beginner chook watchers, environmentalists and ornithologists to this deliberate city metropolis the place guests can take pleasure in nature amongst feathered pals. He added {that a} facility constructed with dedication and professionalism will certainly go a great distance in historical past.

Devendra Dalai, Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wildlife Warden, UT, mentioned that the Forest Division had arrange a 6.5-acre chook park behind Sukhna Lake, which was developed by offering satisfactory house for every chook. It has a flight top of 58-foot and a floor space of ‚Äč‚Äčabout 200×150 toes for terrestrial birds and aquatic birds. The ability has two small aviaries and two stroll via aviaries.

To keep away from the crowds contained in the aviary, guests can tour the park at totally different time slots from November seventeenth onwards.

The administrator’s advisor Dharam Pal was additionally current on the occasion; Nitin Kumar Yadav, Secretary (Surroundings and Forests); Mandeep Singh Brar, Deputy Commissioner; Nitika Pawar, Director (Tourism); Dr. Abdul Qayoom, Deputy Conservator of Forests; Jaswinder Kaur, MD, CITCO and different officers of Chandigarh Administration.

major sights

The park has African love birds, budgerigars, white swans, black swans, wooden geese, golden pheasants, yellow golden pheasants, inexperienced wing macaws, solar conures, African grey parrot, finches and melanistic pheasants.



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