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Rs. 50 crore project approved for Chintpurni temple

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Shimla , 10 Jul 2018

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today informed that Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has approved a project of Rs. 50 crore for the development of Chintpurani Devi Temple in Una district under the scheme ' PRASAD'. He said that with this proposed project, the State will be able to develop infrastructure and basic facilities for the tourists at Chintpurani.Additional Chief Secretary (Tourism & Civil Aviation) Ram Subhag Singh made a presentation before the Ministry of Tourism regarding the concept plan for the proposed Chintpurani project.He informed that presently there was congestion near the shrine and the place also lacks basic facilities for the tourists. Under the proposed project the efforts would be to develop basic amenities adjoining the temple complex for pilgrims, improvement of streets, introduction of non-polluting public traffic system, new alternate path, disabled friendly infrastructure and a new block for the pilgrims for Darshan, Kirtan etc.Under the Asian Development Bank (ADB) assisted project, a Tourist Reception Centre (TRC)-cum-parking project of Rs. 52 Crore was constructed last year at Chintpurani by Department of Tourism & Civil Aviation.Chintpurani Devi Temple is one of the 51 Shaktipeethas and every year approximately 16 lakh tourists visit Una district.


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