Silvassa Smart City envisages to develop the Central Park, an open to all public park in the core area of Silvassa City.
Proposed site for the Central Park development lies in the city core. At present, it includes Bal Udyan, New Sports Complex, Bal Bhawan, Hostel Building, Sports Fields, Tribal Museum, Old SMC Building, Old sports office, Town Hall and Clock tower. Out of which some of the existing buildings viz. Tribal Museum, Town Hall, old SMC Building and old sports office are proposed to be demolished. New Sports Complex, Hostel building, Bal Bhavan building and Clock Tower will be retained. Bal Bhavan building to be refurbished and used for complimenting activities of the park.
Area considered for Central park development is 15.25 acres. Out of which 7.54 Acres of area is being developed as Central park garden. Balance 7.71 acres of area consist of existing sports field, sports complex & hostel. Same is being integrated with the design in holistic manner.
Central Park development will fetch several benefits. It will promote public health, boost tourism & property value, rejuvenate local economy, expose residents to nature, give safe and clean environment. Central park is mix of active & passive recreational elements which will be of great benefit to citizens. Elements like jogging track, lawns, sensory garden, flower garden, waterbody with fountain, texture walks, kids play zone, adventure zone, Science Park, meditation lawn, gazebos and Swatantrata Smarak. Public amenities like washrooms, drinking water facility and eateries are also proposed in the Park. Services like Irrigation, storm water drainage, plumbing, lighting and illumination is planned to suit the design.Total project cost including Capex, Opex & 3% Contingencies is ? 15,28,19,148.17,