Bhubaneswar: A sensory park, which is said to the first of its kind in the country for the differently-abled persons, has been opened in Bhubaneswar.
The sensor park has been developed by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) under the Smart City Project at Sahidnagar area in the capital city.
This specially equipped Park is developed on 1400 sq.mrs. area to cater the needs of children with special needs with
facilities like insulated pathways, playing equipment for children, an open-air gym, and other child-friendly services that comply with the universal access guideline.
The park also offers equipment such as wheelchair swings, two-seater swings, multi-line swings, single-seater spring rider, musical poles and trees, sound play, drum track, musical panel, sound play table, shoulder builder, three-seater merry-go-round (MGR), multi-seater MGR, wheelchair MGR, slides, monkey bar climber, ball pool and adventure climber among others.
The park will immensely benefit physically challenged children particularly those with hearing and vision impairment.
Minister of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) Ashok Chandra Panda inaugurated the unique park in the presence of BMC Mayor Sulochana Das and others.