As important as it is, staying fit comes with hard-work, and we are at our top game when it comes to coming up with excuses to drain out those calories, always coming with issues and obstacles that render you from investing in the physical health. As much as people invest in Gym, all those money can be saved and invested in much better things if you invest an hour daily in running or jogging a strip of road.
Soon, you won’t have any genius way out of complaining about not having any proper to engage in your daily Jog. Confused? A plan to build India’s longest Running & Cycling track has been approved to be worked upon by Maharashtra CM, Devendra Fadnavis.
Want to know a bigger news about it, the special service is not just being provided to the townies as it’s usually seen. The stretch is decided to be of 10 Meters wide and 39 Kilometers long going from Antop Hill in Eastern Mumbai to Mulund in Central Mumbai. People of the suburbs, rejoice!
Prying into more details, the complete plan is budgeted up to INR 300 Crore. It is expected to have 40 entry-exit points, while connecting to 4 Monorail, 7 Metro & 19 railway stations. The route will have various themes running through it including a biodiversity corridor, Bollywood walk & a Mumbai Books Route.
The track is expected to go live by 2019 and work is expected to start as soon as October 2017. The track will run along the Tansa pipeline and the BMC is currently identifying the space that needs to be cleared for it. The state government is also looking to create cycling tracks in 10 major cities of Maharashtra, namely Nasik, Pune, Amravati, Latur, Nagpur, Kolhapur, Chandrapur,Jalgaon, Solapur and Aurangabad.
Wanna have look into the future of the Plan? Here are some of the designs tweeted by Twitter.com/CMOMaharashtra.