PM to visit Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath on Nov 5, inaugurate projects
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate key infrastructure projects and lay foundation for several projects in Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath on November 5.
According to a statement issued here on Wednesday by the PMO, Modi will inaugurate infrastructure projects worth over Rs 130 crore. These include Saraswati Retaining Wall Aastha Path and Ghats, Mandakini Retaining Wall Aasthapath, Tirth Purohit Houses and Garud Chatti bridge on river Mandakini.
During his visit, the PM also will offer prayers at the Kedarnath temple, inaugurate Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and unveil his statue. The Samadhi was reconstructed after destruction in the 2013 floods.
He will also lay the foundation stone for multiple projects worth over Rs 180 crore, including the redevelopment of Sangam ghat, first aid and tourist facilitation centre, administration office and hospital, two guest houses, police station, command and control centre and Mandakini Aastha Path Queue Management. He will also review and inspect the ongoing works along the Saraswati Aasthapath.
After the natural disaster in Kedarnath in 2013, its reconstruction was started in 2014. The entire reconstruction work was undertaken under the personal guidance of the PM. Apart from that, Modi will also address a public rally. On the occasion, programmes will also be organised at the Jyotirlingas and Jyotipeeths across the country, including at Char Dhams of Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri and Rameshwaram, the statement added.