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World’s largest safari park will be built in India, will be spread over 10 thousand acres, CM Khattar announced


Haryana to develop largest jungle safari park spread over 10,000 acres of land
The Safari Park will be spread over an area of ​​10,000 acres in the Aravalli region of Gurugram and Nuh districts.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had gone to see Sharjah Safari in this regard.

Chandigarh: Outside Africa, Haryana will develop the largest forest safari park spread over an area of ​​10,000 acres. The state government in a statement on Thursday said that this safari park will be spread over an area of ​​10,000 acres in the Aravalli region of Gurugram and Nuh districts. “The project will be the largest such project in the world,” the statement claimed. Sharjah currently has the largest such specially developed safari park outside Africa. It is spread over an area of ​​about 2,000 acres and was inaugurated in February 2022.

“The proposed Aravalli Park will be more than five times in size and will include sites of reptiles and amphibians, bird parks, four areas of tiger category, vast area of ​​herbivores, aquatic fauna,” the government said in a statement. Area, tourist and tourist areas, zoological parks, biomass, etc. will be there. The state government said that Union Minister of Forest and Environment and Climate Change Bhupendra Yadav and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had gone to Sharjah Safari in this regard.

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Khattar had reached Dubai on Wednesday on a one-day visit. After returning on Thursday, Khattar said that there is a huge potential for development of Jungle Safari in the NCR region of Haryana. He said that the jungle safari scheme would not only promote tourism but would also provide employment opportunities to the local people. The Jungle Safari project in Haryana will be a joint project of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Government of Haryana, he said. The central government will provide funds to Haryana for the project.

The Chief Minister said that Expression of Interest has been issued for this project and two companies with international experience have been shortlisted to design and operate such Safari Centre. According to him, both these companies will participate in the respective competition. Khattar said that the Central Zoo Authority has done the evaluation study of the area and has agreed to the technical feasibility for setting up such a park.

According to the Haryana government’s statement, 180 species of birds, 15 species of mammals, 29 species of aquatic and reptiles and 57 species of butterflies were found in the survey conducted a few years ago.

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