BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday introduced a Rs 200 crore bundle for beautification and peripheral growth of the well-known Samaleswari temple in Sambalpur.Launching the Samaleswari Temple Area Management and Local Economy Initiative (SAMALEI), the Chief Minister stated the federal government will spend Rs 200 crore in 2021-22 to develop an space of 108 acres across the temple.
Unveiling a slew of measures, the Chief Minister stated gates can be erected on the 4 sides of the temple to facilitate easy entry and exit of devotees. The temple workplace, an interpretation centre and different services can be developed on the foremost gate for comfort of the guests and easy darshan of the presiding deity.
The temple, located on a 12-acre land on the financial institution of Mahanadi river, can have ample services for spiritual capabilities, a bhoga mandap and relaxation rooms for sevayats. Steps can be taken for a housing undertaking for the sevayats. As per the plan, a kilometre-long heritage hall can be constructed across the temple for Parikrama of devotees. Facilities like yatri nivas, parking zone, info centre, merchandising zone and different facilities can be out there.
Apart from widening the Ring Road, a 30 mtr-wide highway will hyperlink the temple to Mahanadi river financial institution which is able to facilitate guests to have a view of the riverside. Arrangements can be made for holding Mahanadi Aarati on the strains of Ganga Aarti for which the 30 mtr-long deck can be constructed. The river financial institution can even have pavilions and meals plaza.
The 22 acre wetland of Sambalpur can be developed right into a vacationer spot with all fashionable facilities. While the federal government places of work coming beneath the proposed space can be relocated, different affected folks together with these residing on authorities land can be compensated beneath a brand new rehabilitation bundle, the CM stated.
The CM has invited strategies from public on the draft proposal and other people can provide their suggestions by means of e-mail: [email protected] by March 15.