Heritage Corridor in Puri: Naveen orders to complete land acquisition by Jan, 2021
Puri: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has directed to complete the land acquisition process by January 1, 2021, and start of work on Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor in Puri.
The Chief Minister today visited Puri Saturday and reviewed various works being taken up under ABADHA Scheme. Mr.Patnaik first offered prayers to Patitapaban from Singhadwar had darshan of Neelachakra and prayed to Lord Jagannath for the well being of the people of Odisha
The Chief Minister also made Sampurna Pariikrama of the Jagannath temple, being accompanied by Development Commissioner Suresh Chandra Mahapatra and Secretary to Chief Minister, VK Pandian.
He reviewed in details of all aspects of the Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor. On Southeast side, from erstwhile Emar Mutt site, he reviewed the arrangements that are being planned for Queue Management system.
Mr.Patnaik directed that devotees should be able to have hassle-free entry through Singhadwar of the temple and adequate arrangements should be made for their comfort when devotees are waiting in queue to go inside temple for Darshan of Mahaprabhu.
Chief Minister advised using technology for ensuring safety and security so that arrangements made are not very obtrusive.
While reviewing from the southern side of the Meghanand Pacheri, he advised creating tree-shaded spaces so that Parikrama is comfortable with special emphasis on universal access.
The heritage corridor should be designed in such a manner that Person with Disabilities should be able to go around Parikrama on their own.
While reviewing on the western side, he advised that no utilities like electric substation or control in the master plan should be next to Meghanad Pacheri. The present CESU control room will be suitably shifted. Devotees doing Parikrama should have an unhindered view of the majesty of Meghanand Paccheri.
For devotees coming from faraway places, adequate arrangements for keeping their belongings should be made he added
While reviewing the northern side, he advised making adequate arrangements for serving Mahaprasad to a large number of people at one go. For elderly devotees, adequate arrangements for Electric Carts be made so that they don’t face any issue even if they are to park their vehicles at a distance.