The state government was contemplating to develop a Shiv Dham in Mandi town to make Choti Kashi Mandi an added attraction for tourists. A presentation in this respect was made before the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today.Chief Minister said that the idea of the state government was to create replica of the twelve Jyothirlinga viz. Somnath in Gir Somnath, Gujarat, Mallikarjuna in Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh, Mahakaleswar in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, Omkareshwar in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, Kedarnath in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, Bhimashankar in Maharashtra, Vishwanath in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, Trimbakeshwar in Nashik, Maharashtra, Vaidyanath in Parli, Maharashtra, Nageshvara in Dwarka, Gujarat, Ramanathaswamy in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu and Grishneshwar in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Chief Minister said that while developing the Shiv Dham, it would be ensured that the minimum damage was caused to ecology and environment of the area. He said that efforts would also be made for external funding of this ambitious project. Additional Chief Secretary Tourism R.D.Dhiman, Director Tourism Yunus Khan, Managing Director Tourism Kumud Singh and other senior officers were also present on the occasion.