The Newly Opened: Sylvan Biodiversity Forest in Jaipur

Priyanshi Pareek

The newly opened Sylvan Biodiversity Forest is situated on Agra Road in Jaipur, spanning approximately 113 hectares of land.

This location provides amenities including a complete track, a watchtower, and ponds. In terms of forestry efforts, they have planted 10,000 big trees, 10,000 shrubs, 3,000 vines, and 20,000 medicinal plants. Additionally, a 0.5-hectare grassy area has been established.

The Sylvan Biodiversity Forest developed by Jaipur on 113 hectares of land along Agra Road will be inaugurated for the public on Independence Day. This initiative aims to enhance the city’s green cover.

JDA Commissioner Joga Ram mentioned that the park will provide pure air, contributing to the purification of the surrounding environment. He added that in alignment with CM Ashok Gehlot’s budget announcement and under the guidance of UDH Minister Shanti Dhariwal, the JDA collaborated with the forest department to develop the 113-hectare forest on Sumel Road, located approximately 5 km from Ghat ki Guni on Agra Road.

Conservator of Forests Sudeep Kaur mentioned that development works, including the construction of a walking track, have been undertaken in the forest, inspired by the design principles of Central Park.

JDA allocated Rs 3.63 crore for forestry efforts and Rs 3.97 crore for civil works. The forestry work involved the cultivation of 10,000 big trees, 10,000 shrubs, 3,000 vines, and 20,000 medicinal plants, along with establishing a 0.5-hectare grassy area.

Opening Hours: 6 AM – 10 AM and 

                           4 PM to 6:30 PM

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