Vadapalani park to be opened this month

Spread over eight grounds, it is being developed at a cost of Rs.38 lakh

CHENNAI: A park being developed by the Chennai Corporation on Arcot Road, Vadapalani, will be opened this month. More parks, including the Dr. Visveswaraya Tower Park in Anna Nagar and Natesan Park in T. Nagar, which are being improved, will also be opened this month, Mayor M. Subramanian said here on Monday.

EMERGING: A view of the Vadapalani Park in Chennai on Monday. — Photo: Chennai Corporation

Deputy Chief Minister M. K. Stalin would inaugurate the parks, Mr. Subramanian said after reviewing the work in progress at the park in Vadapalani. He said the park spread over eight grounds of land was being developed at a cost of Rs.38 lakh. The amenities being provided include walkers’ path, landscape, ornamental lighting and children’s play area.

In the past three years, a total of 406 parks have been developed at a cost of Rs.30.69 crore. Work is on to improve 100 more parks. Chennai Corporation has also constructed 47 gymnasiums, 17 auditoriums and renovated 71 play grounds at a total cost of Rs.12.85 crore, he said.


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