Jammu, Mar 16: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday threw open the newly developed Maharaja Hari Singh Park on Tawi banks in the winter capital.
Spread over 43 kanals of land, the park has been developed at a cost of Rs. 4.72 crore and the main features of the project comprise aesthetically laid walking tracks, children swings, ornamental sheds, benches, dustbins, open air gym besides beautifully laid flower and rose gardens.
Mufti went round the park and took keen interest in the maintenance of the park. She directed undertaking plantation drive on the river front to enhance the green cover in the area.
The Chief Minister asked the Deputy Chief Minister, who also holds the charge of Department of Housing and Urban Development, to identify more spaces in the city which could be developed into parks and green spaces for the convenience of people.
The Chief Minister also unveiled the statue of Maharaja Hari Singh inside the park.
She also inaugurated the Coffee House and a refurbished library within the park premises.