Published On : Mon, Jun 12th, 2017

Development works at Koradi Devi Mandir have started after HC ruling: Bawankule

Nagpur: Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Monday said that with the ruling of Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court the way for implementation of development works at Shri Mahalaxmi Jagdamba Mandir in Koradi plan has been cleared. According to revised development plan, various works up to Rs 201 crore have been approved and started, Bawankule added.

He was speaking after a review meeting of District-level Tourism Committee held in the hall of Nagpur Improvement Trust on Monday. The meeting was attended among others by NIT Chairman Deepak Mhaisekar, District Collector Sachin Kurve, CEO Dr Kadambari Balkawde, Karadi Sansthan’s Secretary Keshavrao Fulzele, Trustees Dayaram Tadaskar, Premlal Patel, Ashok Khanorkar, Nandkishore Bajaj, Bapurao Bhoyar and other office-bearers and officials.

The Rs 201 crore development works include Shri Mahalaxmi Jagdamba Mandir Complex, Commercial Complex, a grand new Sabha Mandap, state-of-the-art Museum, Tourist Reception Center, Bus Stand, vehicle parking place, Bhakt Nivas, Ropeway from Theme Garden to Adventure Garden, Adventure Games, Parking place, eating place, playground for children, triangular garden, Yatra ground, main porch road, high mast electrical illumination, streetlights, 3 megawatt solar plant and many more.

The NIT Chairman Dr Mhaisekar informed the meeting that the development works in accordance with the plan have already been started. The High Court ruling regarding 9.87 hectare land has paved the way for undertaking various development works.

At the outset, District Planning Officer Krishna Firke threw light on implementation of development plan of Shri Mahalaxmi Jagdamba Sansthan. The meeting was also attended by Koradi Thermal Power Station’s Chief Engineer Rajesh Patil, Superintending Engineer Amdhare, Zilla Parishad Deputy Chief Executive Officer J S Nimbalkar, Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation’s Mayaram Zanzad.