UP CM approves over infrastructure projects worth Rs 400 crore in Ayodhya

06:14 PM Mar 10, 2023 | PTI |

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday approved the proposal for the development of world-class infrastructure projects worth Rs 465 crore in Ayodhya.


In anticipation of a significant increase in the number of tourists visiting Ayodhya, the state cabinet, led by According to an official statement, ”A two-km stretch of the ‘dharma path’ from NH 27 to the ‘Naya Ghat’ old bridge in Ayodhya will now be widened and expanded at a cost of Rs 65 crore.” A provision of Rs 200 crores each has also been made for the development of the 9.02-km Panchkosi Parikrama Marg and to convert 23.94 km of ’14 (Chaudah) Kosi Parikrama Marg’ into a four-lane in Ayodhya, it said.

The major part of the ongoing construction work of the new Ram Temple in Ayodhya following the Supreme Court’s 2019 verdict is expected to be completed by the end of this year, the statement said.

According to office bearers of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, the temple will be left open for the public in January, 2024. The next general elections will also be held in 2024.

Along with this, flooring, construction of toilets, restrooms, boundary, gate, etc will also be done in the Sugriva Fort, Asharfi Bhavan, Devkali Chhoti, Nageshwar Dham, Swayamveshwar Nath, Dantdhavan Kund, Janaki Kund, Mouni Baba Ashram, Sita Kund, Dashrath Kund in the ‘Panchkosi Parikrama Marg’. The proposal for this has been approved by the cabinet, it stated.


The cabinet also decided to issue letters of intent to four new private universities — Varun Arjun University Shahjahanpur, TS Mishra University Lucknow, Farukh Hussain University Agra and Vivek National University Bijnor — in the state.

”The purpose of issuing letters of intent (LoI) to new private universities is to improve the standard of education and provide quality education,” it said. These universities will have to complete all the formalities within two years after the LOI is issued. The LOI will be cancelled in case the formalities are not completed, according to the statement.


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