NOW Bureau Lucknow / 17 Jan, 2020
Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs 40 lakh for the Butterfly Park in the Kanpur Zoological Garden.
According to UP environment, forest and climate change special secretary Ashish Tiwari, while Rs 30 lakh had been sanctioned for construction, the remaining Rs 10 lakh would be utilised for meeting sundry expenses.
In February 2018, the UP government had inaugurated the state’s first ever Butterfly Park in Kanpur, which was developed at an estimated cost of Rs one crore. Nearly 100 species of flowers were planted therein to attract butterflies.