Yesterday we discussed the concept of a dedicated park for Senior Citizens. I recently came across an article on the Nani Nani Park concept in Mumbai, Delhi and elsewhere. The concept is that we have children's park in many places but what do we have for the rising number of elderly persons, retired professionals or professors, corporate managers or officers ? Can we set up a user-management model where the users themselves - the primary stakeholders - will run the park on a day-to-day basis? Such a park may have yoga / meditation centres, spiritual and laughing sessions, table-top chess and open air cards, group discussions and golf cart, fishing and boating.
I have requested Chief Planner of Hidco to select a place in New Town where we may set it up.
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Yesterday's Times of India's net version carried a story on Urban Planners from Kabul visiting Hidco. However, I didn't find it in the print version. Anyway, here is the link:
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Today's Times of India carries a story on Rabindra Tirtha inauguration. Here it is: