Keonjhar:6/5/22: The Keonjhar district administration today announced to development of the Sri Baldevjew Bada Danda, Keonjhar.
Development of the Grand Corridor is aimed at achieving an improved aesthetic environment, organized spaces, safety & hygiene, and contextual rejuvenation.
The development works include – decorative floral paint of Grand Corridor, depiction of various bheshas of Sri Sri Baldevjew, creation of traditional artforms along the corridor, construction of pedestrian pathways and covered drains, organised vending arrangements, peripheral development of Mausima Temple and water body and open areas.
Along with this, it was informed that ongoing construction inside the temple premises including Bhoga Mandap and Bhajan Mandap will be dedicated to the citizens of Keonjhar soon.
Keonjhar Collector Ashish Thakare highlighted various developmental works to be taken up for Sri Sri Baldevjew Mandir along with peripheral development of old town which includes inauguration of Hadabandha Pokhri and Public Library.
He has appreciated the cooperation received from the temple administration, citizens living around Bada Danda and government officials for smoothly coordinating the works to date and requested the same in the future.
The district administration has also felicitated and expressed gratitude towards Bhuyan Pidha Sardar for their contribution and dedication to Sri Sri Baldevjew Mandir and smooth conduct of the Rath Yatra.
Bhuyan Pidha Sardar appreciated the efforts of the district administration for the holistic planning of Baldevjew Mandir and Bada Danda and thanked Government of Odisha for such an initiative.