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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde inaugurates 25 acre NaMo Grand Central Park in Thane

New Delhi, February 8, 2024: The Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde dedicated a world-class facility to the citizens of Thane with the inauguration of NaMo Grand Central Park showcases Thane’s commitment to providing its residents with exceptional amenities, including expansive green and open spaces. The 25-acre park developed by Kalpataru limited is modelled on the lines of New York’s Grand Central Park, Hyde Park in London, and Millennium Park in Chicago, mentions a press release issued by Kalpataru. The park will be featuring major attractions like the themed gardens, Flora Trellis, India’s largest Skate Park, Tree House, Fitness Children’s Play Zones and the soon to be launched 4.5-acre extended park that will add to the attraction of the visitors.  

The NaMo Grand Central Park has a 3-acre lake, and a lakeside promenade, the iconic ‘X’ bridge, captivating four themed gardens inspired by Moroccan, Chinese, Japanese, and Mughal designs, iconic structures, fitness stations, walking and cycling paths, meditation areas, and green spaces promoting a healthy lifestyle for all age groups.  

TKalpataru Limited has pioneered the development and construction of the expansive 25 acre NaMo Grand Central Park. 

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Shri Eknath Shinde complimented Kalpataru Group and its promoters, Mofatraj Munot and Parag Munot, for creating NaMo Grand Central Park in Thane.“It is a state-of-the-art park, we are really proud of this development, which has been built in lieu of TDR, and Thane Municipal Corporation has not spent a single penny on this massive development”, Shinde said while inaugurating the Grand Central Park, developed by Kalpataru Group. The chief minister said the park would be named after Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and would be known as a ‘NaMo Grand Central Park’. 

The Chief Minister entrusted the responsibility of maintenance of the NaMo Grand Central Park to Kalpataru Group.

He further said “In elevating Thane’s landscape with the grandeur of the largest 25 acre NaMo Grand Central Park, we ascend to our vision for a green and smart city. This landmark project developed by Kalpataru Limited along with TMC is a testament to our commitment to transform the city into a thriving green metropolis. This park stands tall as the crown jewel in Thane, a collaborative marvel uniting communities and reshaping lifestyles. Thane 2.0 is a vision realized, a paradigm shift towards a family-friendly city, creating more green spaces, fostering community engagement where families come together to enjoy, and most importantly, change the lifestyle of people in Thane. Our vision extends beyond Thane, aspiring to see cities in Maharashtra emerge as a green zone, and NaMo Grand Central Park is a significant stride towards that goal. I take immense pride in declaring that this park is more than a green lung for Thane; it is an inspiration guiding us towards a sustainable and smart urban future”.


“We are elated to witness the realization of our dream through the NaMo Grand Central Park project and to have been a part of Thane’s transformative journey over the past three decades. Our growth vision is deeply rooted in sustainable development and greenification, a commitment that extends towards the NaMo Grand Central Park. Our fruitful partnership with the Thane Municipal Corporation has played a pivotal role in bringing the NaMo Grand Central Park to life. Together, we have created a transformative space that celebrates nature, community, and sustainable growth. By setting new benchmarks for urban green spaces, the Park aspires to become a symbol of progressive urban planning. It seamlessly blends international standards with local relevance, aiming to enhance the visitors and residents’ quality of life. As we celebrate this milestone, we are proud to contribute to a legacy of positive change in Thane,”  Mofatraj Munot, Chairman, Kalpataru Group

“NaMo Grand Central Park is a step towards fulfilling the Hon’ble CM’s vision for a green and smart city. Our commitment to this vision is exemplified through the creation of a grand 20.5 acre park developed by Kalpataru Limited catering to Thane residents. This park stands as a testament to our dedication to enhancing the quality of life for Thane’s citizens. As the Municipal Corporation, we remain steadfast in delivering our best and are devoted to creating more green urban spaces throughout Thane. This initiative aligns seamlessly with our broader goal of city-wide green initiative promoting a sustainable and green Thane. By embracing both indigenous and exotic trees at the park, we are cultivating a diverse and eco-friendly environment for adults and children alike. The park offers a perfect blend of themed gardens, a sports arena, and expansive green spaces, symbolizing our commitment to a harmonious coexistence of nature and modernity in the heart of Thane.” – Thane Municipal Corporation Commissioner (TMC), Abhijit Bangar.

Parag Munot, Managing Director, Kalpataru Limited said, “The NaMo Grand Central Park is a result of a development exemplifying a collaborative approach towards community development for a clean, smart and futuristic Thane city. The NaMo Grand Central Park stands as a landmark project, not just across Mumbai and Thane but also as a beacon of transformative collaboration towards a green and futuristic city. We extend our deepest gratitude to the esteemed Chief Minister, the Thane Municipal Corporation, Corporators, the dedicated officials from TMC and the residents of Thane for entrusting us with this monumental opportunity to create this larger-than-life park. The NaMo Grand Central Park is a living testament to our commitment to forge green and sustainable urban spaces. As we stand on the abyss of this grand achievement, we acknowledge the collaborative spirit that binds us with the TMC. Together, we strive to build a future for Thane that surpasses all expectations and continues to be a source of pride for its residents”.