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Home Minister Rajnath Singh had inaugurated the 'Waste to Wonder Park', spread over seven acres in Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van near Sarai Kale Khan. It is Built at the cost of Rs 7.5 crore. It is created by South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC). And it has been made with the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut-bolts, bicycle and bike parts, metal railings, the torch has been created from an old bike and its chain, defunct sewer lines and age-old appliances.

SDMC has made this theme park self sufficient for running on its renewable energy because it consists of 3 windmills (worth 1 KW), 3 solar trees (worth 5 KW) and rooftop solar panel of 10 KW.
The development of this park will provide a boost to the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ and tourist economy and forge ahead towards transforming waste to wealth.


Interesting Facts

Sizes are like - Taj Mahal (20 ft), The Great Pyramid of Giza (18 ft), Eiffel Tower (60 ft), Leaning Tower of Pisa (25 ft), Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer (25 ft), Rome's Colosseum (15 ft) and New York's Statute of Liberty (30 ft)
The park has been constructed within six month's time and it is built in 5 acres of land area
It was conceived as an idea from a similar park in the city of Kota, Rajasthan.
In the development of the park around 150 tons of scrap, 5 artists, 7 supporting artists, 70 welders and helpers have been used.


Entry
Entry is FREE for students of Municipality Schools, Senior Citizens and children below 3 years. And for 3 to 12 years the entry fee is Rs 25 and for adults the entry fee is Rs 50.

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