LG Vinai Kumar Saxena appreciated the ‘Design, Development and Maintenance’ of the green area, as also the manner in which the heritage structures in the park were being maintained.
New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena visited the Vasant Udyan in Vasant Vihar directed officials to organise cultural events in the amphitheatre area of the park to encourage local artists and performers.
On a round of the expanse, Saxena directed that the DDA does not charge these artists for using the facilities. Vasant Udyan park at Vasant Vihar also known as Bagh-e-Bahar, is a prestigious park of DDA with all the modern facilities. The redevelopment work of the park was completed in the year 2020.
The park was selected for exhibiting at India Pavilion, London Biennale 2021, which is a global gathering of the world’s most ambitious and imaginative designers, curators and design institutes.
Spread over 43.17 acres, the park has facilities like children play area with equipments, open gym, pop up irrigation system, public convenience, different types of lights, including garden lantern, among others. For better security of the people, it is equipped with CCTVs, the LG office said in a statement.
Saxena appreciated the ‘Design, Development and Maintenance’ of the green area, as also the manner in which the heritage structures in the park were being maintained.
Witnessing the historical references that had been incorporated in the Landscape Design of the green area, Saxena directed officials to explore replicating the same in other parks that had heritage structures.
The LG also asked for the Baradari area of the monument to be explored for holding cultural events by Department of Archeology, GNCTD with requisite safety measures.