Bhubaneswar: The garden of Raj Bhavan, official residence of Odisha Governor here, will open for public from today.
General public can visit the garden from January 5 to 19 between 2.30 pm and 5 pm including Sundays and holidays. School children can visit the garden between January 6 and 21 except on Sundays between 8.30 am and 10 am. For this, school authorities need to send request to ADC to Governor or ACP, Raj Bhavan, Security.
For hassle free entry into the garden, Raj Bhavan has developed a mobile phone application namely ‘Rajbhavan Odisha’, which is available on Google Play Store for Android users. Using the application, visitors can generate QR Code entry pass on their smartphones which will be scanned at Raj Bhavan gate.
However, the manual entry system through registers will continue to be available near the Raj Bhavan Reception Centre.
Visitors have been requested not to carry tiffin boxes, food packets, water bottles and cameras with them. Lush green lawn, deer park, musical fountain, open aquarium and bird enclosure are among the main attractions for visitors.