It was made in memory of late politician Janeshwar Mishra from Samajwadi Party.The park was inaugurated for general public of the city on 5 August 2014.
The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav (2012-2017) laid the foundation of the park on 6 August 2012. The park was a dream project of SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and he decide to dedicate this park in the name of Janeshwar Mishra. It was developed with a cost of 168 crores, The park was modeled with Hyde Park in London as an inspiration.
As per Lucknow Master Plan, the site falls in green belt and was visualized as a city forest. The site measures around 376 acres and is located in Gomti Nagar extension, Part-1. It lies between Lucknow and Faizabad Northern Railway line in north-eastern side and rich fertile plains of River Gomti on southern side.
The park is designed with exclusive and extensive cycle tracks that provider an excellent visual and cycling delight to the visitors. Total length of the proposed cycle track is 5.28 km. Jogging tracks length is 8.85 km and width is 3.0 m. Along the path there are 400 light pole have been installed. Poles are high styling, greater finish, premium grade, support construction and corrosion resistant.
The public amenities include public toilets, eateries, souvenir shops, food plaza, restaurants etc. The peak load on a general weekend is expected to be nearly 10,000 visitors and thus appropriate facilities have been provided.