The Social Justice division will arrange a park solely for the aged at Cherthala.
The facility aimed toward assembly the bodily, emotional, and social wants of senior residents might be constructed on 37 cents of land within the possession of the Cherthala municipality. The venture might be materialised at a value of ₹1.5 crore allotted within the 2021-22 State Budget.
Agriculture Minister P. Prasad, who visited the positioning recognized for the ability just lately, mentioned the federal government would assemble a mannequin aged park with fashionable services. “The park has been designed as a place of recreation, for exercising, and rest. It will act as a platform where eminent senior citizens in different fields will share their experiences with the public for social development,” Mr. Prasad mentioned.
The services deliberate on the park embrace landscaping, a restroom, seating preparations, bathrooms, lights, a strolling path, and a cafeteria. The cafeteria will provide meals to senior residents at subsidised charges. Besides, an unique area for senior and eminent personalities to work together and share their experiences with folks might be organized.
“The project is in the initial stages. The plan and the estimate of the project have been prepared by the District Nirmithi Kendra. The plan, estimate, and detailed project report have been submitted to the Director of Social Justice for obtaining administrative sanction. We hope the project will be materialised before the end of this year,” mentioned a Social Justice division official.
Cherthala municipal chairperson Sherly Bharghavan, Cherthala municipal vice-chairman T.S. Ajayakumar, District Social Justice Officer Abeen A.O., and others, accompanied the Minister throughout his go to.