Ch. Surender Singh Memorial Herbal Park, Kairu

महाराणा प्रताप Herbal Park, Kairu
महाराणा प्रताप स्मारक जड़ी बूटी उद्यान, कैरू,
भिवानी जिला, हरियाणा
Village
Tulsi
महाराणा प्रताप Herbal Park, Kairu
Location in Haryana, India
महाराणा प्रताप Herbal Park, Kairu
महाराणा प्रताप Herbal Park, Kairu (India)
Coordinates: 28°41′53″N 75°52′23″E / 28.69806°N 75.87306°E / 28.69806; 75.87306Coordinates: 28°41′53″N 75°52′23″E / 28.69806°N 75.87306°E / 28.69806; 75.87306
Country  India
State Haryana
District Hisar
Founded by Haryana's Forests Minister Kiran Choudhry
Named for Surender Singh
Languages
  Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 127029
Telephone code +91-(01253)
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR
Website www.haryanaforest.gov.in

Ch. Surender Singh Memorial Herbal Park, Kairu is a herbal and medicinal plant park in Kairu village between the cities of Bahal and Bhiwani in the Tosham tehsil of the Indian state of Haryana. It is also the location of a Chinkara Breeding Centre run by the Forests Department of the state government.[1]

Location

maharana pratap Herbal Park, Kairu is 1 km away from the Kairu bus stand and 35 km away from the Bhiwani railway station. Kairu is located on Bahal-Bhiwani road in Kairu village near Bahal in Bhiwani district. Chandigarh is around 244.3 kilometer, Delhi is 130.8 km and Jaipur is 198.0 km from Kairu. The surrounding nearby villages are Kairu Khaparbas 2.6 km and Bijlanawas 3.2 km.[2] Kairu is connected to nearby villages through the road network with presence of State Transport Service and Private Bus Services which link it to Bhiwani, Hisar and Bahal. Nearest major railway station is Bhiwani.[3]

History

The park was opened in 2008 and there is no entry fee.[4] It was founded in 2008 by then Haryana's Forests Minister Kiran Choudhry in the memory of her politician husband late Surender Singh who was the son of former Chief Minister of Haryana Bansi Lal and father of politician Shruti Choudhry.

Herbs at Park

The Forests Department, Haryana has planted several Ayurvedic medicinal herbs at the park including Ashvagandha (Indian Ginseng), Sarpagandha (Rauvolfia serpentina), Gwarpatha (Aloe vera), Mulethi (Liquorice), Shatavar (Asparagus racemosus), Brahmibooti (Centella asiatica), Chitrak (Plumbago), Baansa (Justicia adhatoda), Rosha Ghas (Cymbopogon martinii) - type of lemon grass, Akarkara (Anacyclus pyrethrum root) and Lehsunbel, etc.

References

  1. ""Districtwise Herbal Parks in Haryana"" (PDF). "Haryana Forests Department". haryanaforest.gov.in. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 November 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014.
  2. ""Kairu"". "". wikiedit.org. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  3. ""Kairu village in Tosham tehsil in Bhiwani district Haryana"". "". villagesinindia.in. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
  4. "Districtwise Herbal Parks" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 November 2014. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
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