TMC to construct a floating pathway on Masunda lake

The funds required for the pathway (costing ₹6 crore) will be spent from the Smart City funds. The pathway will start from Mahatma Gandhi garden and will end at Jambli Naka market

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If Thane Municipal Corporation’s (TMC) ambitious plans materialise, people will soon be able to walk on a floating glass pathway on Masunda lake in Thane. 

The TMC has planned to construct a floating glass pathway on the lake, the proposal will be discussed in the Smart City meeting which will be held this week. The pathway costing ₹6 crore will be spent from the Smart City funds. 

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One of the TMC officials said that they are planning to transform Masunda lake into a tourist destination by planning to make a floating pathway along the lake. He added that the pathway will start from Mahatma Gandhi garden and will end at Jambli Naka market. He further added that the project will not harm the lake’s biodiversity nor will any of the trees be cut. 

In order to install pillars for the bridge, the footpath along the lake will be dug up which will be 1.5m wide and 400m long. The pathway will also be lit up with aesthetic LED lights which will cost ₹6.99 crore.  

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