Chandigarh to set up ‘energy park’

October 27th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Chandigarh will soon get a ‘energy park’ where swings meant for children will generate power.

This has been envisaged by the Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh, Mayor Anu Chatrath told IANS.

The idea came from a similar park in Gangtok “where power is generated by swings installed there. This power is used to illuminate the park”, Chatrath said.

Chandigarh, designed by French architect Le Corbusier, is known for its urban planning, gardens and modern architecture.

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