|Navi Mumbai will soon have its first pet park, Dr. N Ramaswamy, Municipal Commissioner, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) said on Friday. “We had issued a tender for play equipments for pets, but the response was poor. Nevertheless, we are looking for a company who will help us develop the park.”|
Divya Gaikwad, NCP corporator from ward 64, Vashi, had proposed to develop a pet park in a garden near Sagar Vihar in Sector 8, Vashi. She said, “We have given the proposal. Once the contracted is award, work on the proposed pet park will begin. This is something that pet owners here have been demanding for a long time.”
She added, “The pet garden will be part of the existing 10,000-sq ft Veer Savarkar Udyan, of which approximately 1,000 sq.ft. will be converted into the pet park.”
As part of the plan, there will be a separate entry and exit gate. The park will have 10 different play equipment including hurdles, balancing beam, stepping paws. There will also be a water station and seating area for pet owners. To ensure the area is clean, poop bins too have been proposed.