The “Waste to Wonder” Park under the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh yesterday. The Home Minister said that this park has set an example for others, as for the first time scrap has been used to create ‘Wealth from waste’. He appreciated the dedication of the artists and officials involved in the endeavor who have completed the task of Wonder park in just 6 months.
The main attractions of the “Seven Wonders Park” are the different sized tall replicas of the Taj Mahal (20 ft.), the Great Pyramid of Giza (18 ft.), the Eiffel Tower (60 ft.), the Leaning Tower of Pisa (25ft.), Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue (25 ft.), Rome’s Colosseum (15 ft.), and New York’s Statute of Liberty (30 ft.). The seven replicas have been made with the scrap of automobile parts and other metal waste like fans, rods, iron sheets, nut- bolts, bicycle & bike parts, defunct sewer lines and age old appliances gathering dust in the 24 Municipal Stores. In all 150 ton scrap/waste has been used.
On the occasion, the Home Minister also presented appreciation letters to the artists involved in the establishment of waste to wonder park.