Kotdwar to be new entry point for Jim Corbett Park
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Last Updated: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 18:53
  
Dehra Dun: The wildlife lovers would now be able to enter the famous Jim Corbett National park from Kotdwar area of Pauri district, besides the existing Ramnagar entry gate of Nainital.

A centre for booking would also be opened in Kotdwar, officials said on Sunday. An amount of Rs 63.60 lakh has been sanctioned by the state government for the purpose, they added.

The decision was taken keeping in mind the demand of people living in Kotdwar area. Corbett Park, which is the oldest national park of the country, is home to some of the rare animals including the tiger and attracts lakhs of visitors every year.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 18:53


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