Uttar Pradesh is one of the largest states in India with an area of 2,40,928 sq km. It is the most populous state in the country with a population of 199.59 million people accounting for 7.3% of India’s total land area and 16.5% of its population. It lies in the fertile Indo-Gangetic plain with high natural soil fertility, abundant rainfall. Five major rivers the Ganga, Yamuna, Ramganga, Gomti and Ghaghra flow through the state.
Here are the 3 top spots showcased by Government of Uttar Pradesh on World Environment Day:
1. Cycle Track
Cycle Track is beng developed in Nawabganj Bird Sanctury, Noida (Gautambaudh Nagar), Greater Noida, Yamuna Expressway Authority, various places in Lucknow and Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary.
2. Lohia Park
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Par was constructed by LDA in Gomtinagar and is dedicated t great socialist thinker Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia.
The park is spread over 80 acres of land and has beautiful landscaping, walking track, an artificial lake and a tower.
Residents take a stroll in the park enjoying the fresh air amidst the lush green trees spread across the length of the park.
The main objective behind the construction of the park was to provide the people with an open space where they could breathe fresh air in the concrete jungle.
3. Janeshwar Mishra Park
Janeshwar Mishra Park aims to enhance and improve the ecological balance and help restore sensitive habitat for numerous species of birds, small animals, fishes, amphibians and even insects. With an area of 376 acres, it is Asia’s largest park. two large water bodies on the site have been developed with a view to harness migratory birds. The lakes will be interconnected with a meandering free-lined channel to ensure all-weather perenniality.