Bhubaneswar: Puri Gajapati Maharaja Dibyasingha Deb today met Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here and discussed five proposals related to the development of Shree Jagannath Temple.
Sri Mandir Parikrama, a proposal for development works around the temple was put forth by the king. The development works include – renovation of three mathas near it and development, beautification of Gundicha Temple, development of the heritage garden at Jagannath Ballav Matha and amenities for tourists there, beautification of Bada Danda and finally, development of Atharanala, an entry point to Puri town, and restoration of the concerned water body.
“We put forth five proposals before the Chief Minister for development works around the temple,” Dibyasingha Deb said after the meeting.
Law Minister Pratap Jena and Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty are among others who attended the meeting.
Information & Public Relations Minister Pratap Jena said the state government is taking the proposals positively and next course of action over the proposals will be decided after submission of a Detailed Project Report (DPR).