Ganjam:10/9/21: Odisha Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra during a visit Ganjam district today reviewed the field level progress of the Ghatakeswar multipurpose project and Tara Tarini temple development project.
According to an official press release, the review showed that the construction of the multipurpose project was in full swing. The project is being built across river Ghadaka in the Rusikulya basin in Kukudahandi block of Ganjam district. The project would supply 8.25 MLD water to 75,000 population of Berhampur area, Kukudahandi, and Rangeilunda blocks. Besides, it would irrigate 600 hectares of land in Kukudahandi Tahasil. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 172.06 crore.
Mahapatra directed officials to expedite the construction and complete the project in all respects before July 2022, the release stated. The Chief Secretary also reviewed the progress of the renovation and beautification project of Tara Tarini temple, the release said.The field-level issues were resolved and the project was put on the fast track, it added. The project envisages strengthening of the temple structure, beautification of the inside and outside of the temple; and creation of amenities for tourists and visitors. Mahapatra fixed timelines for the completion of different components of the project.