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Project Description

Region: Asia

Country: India

Location: Kota

Total Budget: $99,525

Area of Focus: The environment


Abheda Biological Park, spread over 126 Hectare, earlier a dumpyard,is now the largest park in Rajasthan, towards its east beautiful Abheda palace, ancient Karni Mata Mandir and Abheda Talab are located where Every year migrant birds in large numbers visit due to wetlands and some grass lands which are being developed with the help of CSR funds. In this situation, the main objective of The Abheda Biological Park is to restore local flora and fona and also connect local people to it to preserve it in futere and promote tourism as well as create awareness, educate and develop affinity towards nature to the general public. Enclosures in Abheda are home to various herbivorous and carnivorous animals and the purpose is to give them, as much as possible a natural habitat.

OURPROPOSAL: To develop a living educational hub and largest Green area available to people of Kota in the middle of this biological park.which will be developed with a thoughtful intelligence to preserve the nature and educate young adults with fun and hands on activities, creating special spaces where they can stay and partake in activities related to the natural eco system. ex: Ropeways, tree houses, drawing and painting hubs, a small pond,

butterfly zone, Herbal Park.


1.Connecting children back to the nature: In today's digital age, children have moved away from traditional sports and nature. The main goal to develop this area is to replace digital playrooms with entertainment and theme parks.The whole experience will be recreational learning and a stress bursting experience,imbibing from a very young age the concept of the impact and importance of nature in our life.

2.A Boon for researchers: with the biodiversity here, this place is favourite for Botany and Zoologyresearch student s and with our venture, it will grow further.

3.Biodiversity Conservation: naming Abhera Biological Park as a miniforest is not an exaggeration,here tourists can see wild life in enclosures and also 150+ birds, butterflies, and variety of Flora and fauna. And if suitable trees and plants are planted in the said area it can flourish multi folds.

4. Forest reserve in the city, easily accessible to the urban population. It will be a nature's learning


5.This will also create Jobs, for many.

It is an opportunity to bring people closer to nature and incorporate its importance into their psyches.This park will be stepping stone for learners and an ideal place for parents to connect their children with many beautiful aspects of life .It will be a great impactful Project for our organisation .

Primary Host Partner

District: 3054

Rotary Club of: Kota

Primary Contact: Vaishali Bhargava

Email: vaishalibhargava2707@gmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 9212

Rotary Club of: Addis Ababa Central-Mella

Primary Contact: Hiwot Amare Getaneh

Email: hiwot54@gmail.com

Project Status

Need $52,524
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Project listed for the 2022-23 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Kota (3054)





Addis Ababa Central-Mella (9212)





Remaining Amount to Raise

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Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






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History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Vaishali Bhargava

System Entry: Pledge of $20,000 with $15,000 DDF by Vaishali Bhargava of the Rotary Club of Kota, District 3054.


by Hiwot Amare Getaneh

System Entry: Pledge of $1 by Hiwot Amare Getaneh of the Rotary Club of Addis Ababa Central-Mella, District 9212.

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