SAMBALPUR: Even as Sambalpur Municipal Corporation (SMC) had planned to reintroduce the boating facility at the Ramsagar tank right here by way of the last yr’s give-up provider is but to begin. Ramsagar Park, which turned into evolved across the tank, was once known as Ramsagar Boating Club. It is the most well-liked hangout for the town’s citizens. In 2017, the park was renovated at an estimated Rs 1.38 crore underneath the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). Apart from renovation and beautification work, a musical fountain was also hooked up at an expected fee of Rs eighty lakh.
After of entirety of protection work, the club became renamed Ramsagar Park and Musical Fountain. However, the preservation took away the boating facility, which becomes a chief enchantment of the activity center. Subsequently, the municipal authorities determined to reintroduce the boating facility on the tank. In November, the municipal authorities had invited citation for delivery, set up, and commissioning of 4-pedal boats alongside life jackets and lifebuoys. SMC Assistant Executive Engineer Bipin Bihari Mohanty said they have already procured 4-pedal boats, life jackets, and lifebuoys. There is a demand for a jetty to renew the boating facility at Ramsagar. The work on the jetty will begin after the monsoon, he brought.