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Himachal to develop fossil park through ADB funding: CM

IANS  |  Shimla 

on Thursday said the Fossil Park in district will be developed through (ADB) assistance.

The government is also open to private investment for the development of the part located near Nahan town.

He was addressing a public meeting after visiting the museum and fossil park, Asia's first, at Nagal

He said the park, an initiative of Himachal's first Y.S. Parmar, would be developed from the tourism point view and all possible help would be provided by the

The fossil park displays six of pre-historic animals whose fossils and skeletons were unearthed at the site.

Thakur said the road leading to the park would be strengthened at the earliest.

He said all efforts would be made to provide more water supply schemes in the area. He sanctioned a tubewell for village.

thanked the for sanctioning Rs 11 crore for strengthening the road leading to the fossil park.

He said the plays havoc in the area during the rainy season and urged for the construction of a dam on the river.

said on an average 1,500 people, including researchers, visit the park daily.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 17:58 IST
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