KATHMANDU, JULY 17
Kathmandu Metropolitan Metropolis, in a bid to encourage folks to undertake wholesome life-style, has began the development of a meditation park at Chamati of Kathmandu by laying a basis stone at a operate as we speak.
Whereas laying the muse stone of the park, Mayor of KMC Bidhya Sundar Shakya stated that the park would assist, particularly the aged and youngsters, to spend their leisure ltime. Shakya additionally stated that he was dedicated to making sure the well-being and security of aged folks. He additionally stated that KMC had already constructed a lot of aged leisure centres contained in the valley. “We hope that this park is a primary of its variety contained in the valley,” Shakya added.
Establishing a meditation park was one of many mayor’s election marketing campaign bulletins.
Although it took longer than anticipated, Mayor Shakya lastly delivered on the election promise. “We should always have began the work a yr in the past, however the COVID-19 pandemic prompted delay in beginning the development work,” Mayor Shakya stated.
The park is being constructed on 14 aana land (round 4,800 sq. ft), owned by Chamati Land Growth Challenge with the assist of the shoppers committee of the world. The park is being constructed at a value of Rs 5.52 million. Fifteen per cent of the full value (roughly Rs 825,000) will probably be borne by locals whereas the remaining 85 per cent will probably be borne by the native authorities.
The meditation park was first proposed by locals round 20 years in the past. Many leaders through the 2017 native authorities election had promised to construct the park inside just a few years. Ward 15 Chair and Spokesperson for KMC Ishwor Man Dangol stated that they have been pleased to construct the lengthy awaited park with the assist of individuals.
Different native leaders and contributors on the ground-breaking ceremony stated the park would assist instill non secular values within the youthful technology.
A model of this text seems within the print on July 18 2021, of The Himalayan Instances.