Aurangabad, Jul 13 (PTI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has instructed Aurangabad authorities to send a complete proposal for additional land and funds for a safari park proposed to be set up in Mitimata area here, an official said on Tuesday.
The CM interacted online with Aurangabad Municipal Commissioner Astik Kumar Pandey, forest department officials and elected representatives during the day, he added.
The safari park is coming up on a 40-hectare plot but requires more space as per Zoo Authority of India guidelines, the official said.
The city has a zoo on 14 acres of land and it houses nearly a dozen tigers, apart from peacocks, bear, leopard, crocodiles, deer among other species. PTI AW BNM BNM BNM