Aug 22, 2021, 10:02AM ISTSource: TOI.in

Children and adults, especially those with special needs, now have a reason to cheer about as the Smart City Bhubaneswar has come up with the first-ever fully-equipped Sensory Park in the city in Saheed Nagar area. Located at Plot No-1786 on Maharshi college road in Ward No-30, the park has many exclusive features meant for the special kids so that they would be safe and not worry about their safety while spending quality time there, inside the park with family and friends. The facility, developed with an investment of Rs 93 lakh by the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) over an area of 0.37 acres (16,117 square feet), has insulated pathways laid with ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) flooring, playing equipment for physically challenged kids, special open-air gym equipment, ensuring adherence to the Universal Access Guidelines, safety to the users with clean environment and shrubs/trees planted with theme of child-friendly components.