Jamadoba, Dec. 6: In view of promoting a healthy lifestyle for all, Jharia Division of Tata Steel today dedicated the newly built Green Triangular Park to the people of Dhanbad.
The park was inaugurated by Arun Misra, Vice President (Raw Materials), Tata Steel in the presence of Sanjay Kumar Singh, General Manager (Coal), Tata Steel, S S Zama, Regional President, Rashtriya Colliery Mazdoor Sangh (RCMS), Santosh Kumar Mahato, Regional Secretary, RCMS, along with other Union office bearers and senior officials of the company.
Speaking on the occasion, Misra said: “Greenery around contributes to healthy living and overall well-being of people. We want people to be fit and healthier and hence this park has been set-up. More such parks should be set-up in the region to improve the quality of life of people around.”
Covering an area of 7000 square meters, the park has 142 of 46 varieties of medicinal plants and 187 of 50 varieties of hibiscus plants. There are plants of herbal and medicinal values like Elaichi, Hing, Pathar Chatta, Red Gudmar, White Chandan, Pito Na and the like and hibiscus plants like Black Beri, Meri, Montivila, Anjali, Splire and several others. This park is in-house designed & executed by Town Maintenance Department of Jharia Division.
There is a walking pathway for the health enthusiasts and a dedicated play area equipped with Multi-Activity Play System, Loop Climber, Bridge Ladder, Flying Butterfly, Roto Wave Slide and the like for the children to relish. The park will remain open for public from 6:00 am to 9:00 am and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
The Jharia Division of Tata Steel has taken several environmental initiatives for the conservation, preservation and restoration of biodiversity. The Green Triangular Park is one such initiative towards biodiversity.
Tata Steel is committed to the conservation, enhancement and restoration of biodiversity in its areas of operation. To formalise this commitment, the Company adopted the company-wide Biodiversity Policy and has also developed the Biodiversity Management Plans for all its mines and Collieries. The progresses of these plans are being assessed by International Union for Conservation of Nature on regular basis.