Jakarta to Build 12 Green Parks in May

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | April 6th, 2021 02:30 PM 14:30 WIB | Dibaca 211 kali
Jakarta to Build 12 Green Parks in May (Foto : Istimewa / Beritajakarta.id)

The Jakarta Parks and Urban Forest Agency is about to develop 12 green open spaces named Taman Maju Bersama (Move Forward Together Park) in four regions this year.

" We'll spend a budget of Rp 28 billion"

They are South Jakarta (five parks), East Jakarta (three parks), as well as West and North Jakarta (two parks).

Data and Information Center (Pusdatin) Head, Iva Murcahyo disclosed each park would have an area between 1,000 to 5,000 square meters.

"The total area reaches 29,000 square meters. By doing so, Jakarta will have 67 parks," he expressed, Tuesday (4/6).

He explained it was still under the auction stage and was predicted to be realized in the forthcoming May.

"We'll spend a budget of Rp 28 billion," he explained.

We went on to say that the park's design and function would combine the green function and the blue function as a green open space which also functions to accommodate water when the rain intensity was high.

"It will be completed with public toilets, park benches, children's playgrounds, jogging tracks, and sports arenas," he stated.

He added the facility would have their own uniqueness as they were built according to the needs of the surrounding residents, such as a park with an artificial lake, a library, an amphitheater, including a play area and sports for young people, namely, parkour and skateboarding.

"Besides adding green open space and as water storage in Jakarta, the park can also encourage people with a better quality of life," he said.