The second phase of Kedarnath reconstruction has also been approved. It will cost Rs 117 crore. The second phase works will start on November 1.
Preliminary talks with PSUs for the work of 62 crores are underway. After giving the presentation in the Prime Minister’s Office, Chief Secretary Om Prakash spoke to media persons in Delhi. He informed us that the second phase of the Kedarnath reconstruction project has been approved.
The second phase work will be done from the CSR Fund. IOC, ONGC, Power Finance Corporation, and Rural Electricity Corporation contribute to this. He informed that the location of Brahm Kamal Vatika has been identified. Permission has been given for nursery and exhibition. It will be prepared by the Forest Department under the Flavor Scheme. 50 lakh rupees will be given to the forest department. The project also involves land acquisition.
Shankaracharya’s statue will be installed in April
Adi Shankaracharya’s statue will be installed in April as part of the first phase of reconstruction work in Kedarnath. The civil work of building the tomb will be completed by 31 December. Chief Secretary Om Prakash gave this information. He told that in the year 2017, PM started five works.
He reviewed these works from time to time. Some of these tasks have been completed. The work of Saraswati Ghat and there Aastha Path was completed. There are some other tasks to be done. The 60-meter bridge over the Mandakini river is scheduled to be completed by 31 January. The work of Dhyan Caves will be completed by 30 September. After the PM’s consent, the construction work of Adi Shankara will start. The statue will be installed by April.
These works will also be done in Badrinath
There will be beautification of Badrish Lake and Srinetra Lake in Badrinath. They will have only one route. The structure around Badrinath temple will reduce the congestion there. The streets of Badrinath city will expand.