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CM Naveen Patnaik directed to resume Developmental works in Puri and Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:27/5/20: Reviewing the progress of Puri Heritage Corridor project and Ekamra Khetra project, CM Naveen Patnaik directed to resume work on them from 29th which was stopped due to COVID19 lockdown. CM advised to resume the work maintaining SocialDistancing and following Govt guidelines.
Land acquisition will be completed in 3 months for Sri Setu, Jagannath Ballav Tourist Centre, Mahodadhi Market Complex & Musa River project while draft designs has been prepared for Sri Jagannath Heritage Corridor, Bada Danda Development, Admin Building and Jagannath Cultural Centre.
Land acquisition work will be completed for Ekamrakshetra Yojana soon. Design plan for the development of the area between Lingaraj Temple and Bindu Sagar is ongoing and the work will resume shortly. An MoU will be signed with Indian Chemical Institute for cleaning Bindu Sagar soon.

.Patnaik said, “We’ve had a more than 2-month break in view of coronavirus outbreak where all work was stopped. We must ease restrictions now & try and begin developmental works in Puri & Bhubaneswar by day after tomorrow.”

The land acquisition process for different projects including Shree Bridge, Mahodadhi Market Complex, Musa River expansion is on and will be completed within two-three months, said a notification from Chief Minister’s office.

Similarly, the land acquisition process for developmental works near Lingaraj Temple will be completed soon and the development work of the stretch between temple and Bindusagar will begin soon and for which the design work is underway.

Besides, an MoU will be forged with the Indian Chemical Institute to clean the Bindusagar and other holy ponds.

Worth mentioning, the state government had initiated the project around the two temples for the beautification of the shrines and attracting more footfalls.

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