Dravyavati River Project inaugurated: Here is what you should know
For now, the 13 km stretch of Dravyavati riverfront out of 47 km - that is the area from Sushilpura to Bambala bridge - has been thrown open for residents.
Landscape Park at Shipra Path under Dravyavati Riverfront project
- Landscape park at Shipra path alongside the Dravyavati Riverfront covers an area of 2.95 hectare. It has several facilities including food stalls, experience center, yoga pavilion and cycling tracks.
- The park is also equipped with a 3D printed city model map, a live aquarium and 3 exhibition centers.
- The experience center has pictorial representation of Dravyavati River since the year 1770 till today.
- A beautiful tree that has been made from scrap material, that were gathered while cleaning the nallah at the entrance of the experience center.
- Smart Cycle Green Ride App has been launched, by which visitors will be able to book bicycles at rent for a ride alongside the cyclic tracks of Dravyavati Riverfront.
- 30 cm water will always be there in the river. ‘Check dam’ has been built at every 30 meters of the river.
Project overviewThree different parks that spread over an area of 1,00,000 sq. m have been designed and developed alongside Dravyavati river.
- Bird Park on Sikar Road including a Heritage Waterworks Museum.
- Landscape Park on Shipra Path including cycle tracks, walkways, yoga pavilion, viewing decks, sit outs, open air theatre and urban haat.
- Botanical Garden on Tonk Road showcases more than 40,000 plants of over 1,000 different species.
- Five Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) have been developed that will collectively treat 170 MLD (Megalitres Per Day) of sewage per day and ensure the continuous flow of clean water into the river.
- Five STP’s has been built at areas including Bassi, Sitarampura (20 MLD), Devri (15 MLD) Sanganer (100 MLD), Bambala (25 MLD) and Goner (10 MLD)
- Other attractions includeTransition Garden, Yoga Pavilion, Open Air Theatre, Urban Haat, Cycling Tracks, Viewing Decks, Walking Trails, Ponds, Food Kiosks and Drinking Water Kiosks.