A 3 acre site has been earmarked for a Herbal and Ayurvedic garden in Eco-Park of New Town. Already there is a tropical rain forest where the plants are a year old. Adjacent to this zone, the Herbal & Ayurvedic Garden will be set up. The Govt Ayurvedic College in Kolkata will be making the garden, which will be used for its own students as well as for the visitors to the Eco Park. There are also plans for setting up a demonstration cum sales counter from which genuine herbal products will be available for purchase.
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The Special Engineer, UD is taking steps to construct a G+13 office complex for use of state government offices in Kolkata. Architectural plans have been drawn up. Administrative approval was accorded last week. Here is a clipping from today's Times of India on this subject: