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Secretary to CM (5T) made a field visit to different sites EKAMRA Project and reviewed the progress

Bhubaneswar :16/10/23:: As directed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Secretary to CM (5T) VK Pandian today made a field visit to different sites EKAMRA Project and reviewed the progress.

EKAMRA Project is a dream project of the Chief Minister. This development project was conceived in 2019, and the Chief Minister laid the foundation for the project on June 28 this year.

After the review, VK Pandian directed the authorities to speed up the EKAMRA Project. He has asked for an early start to different works under the project.

It may be mentioned here that Ekamra Kshetra Amenities and Monuments Revival Action Plan (EKAMRA) is an integrated approach to acknowledge and revive the heritage value of the inner core of the old town of Bhubaneswar through Urban Design. The old town, also known as Ekamra Kshetra, is a living heritage city with numerous temples, sacred water bodies, processional routes traditional communities of priests, and diverse cultural activities and practices. The Chief Minister has always been keen to restore the heritage sites of Old Town area. He initiated the restoration of Bindu Sagar and the setting up of Ekamra Bana project

Principal Secretary Works VVK Yadav, Police Commissioner Soumendra Priyadarshi, BMC Commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange, Khurda Collector KS Chakraborty, OBCC MD, and other senior officers were present.

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