PM Modi reaches Kedarnath to lay foundation stone of ropeway

Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand) [India]: PM Narendra Modi got to Kedarnath where he will lay the structure rock of the ropeway task.

PM Modi reached Cheerful Grant flight terminal in Dehradun and also was obtained by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and also Guv Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmeet Singh.
Prime Minister is on a browse through to the Himalayan state to lay the structure rock of tasks worth over Rs 3,400 crore.

PM Modi will do darshan and pooja at Kedarnath Temple. After That, Head of state will certainly lay the structure rock of the Kedarnath Ropeway Task. After that, he will visit the Adi Master Shankaracharya Samadhi Sthal. He will additionally assess the progress of development functions along Mandakini Asthapath and also Saraswati Asthapath.

Later on the day, Head of state will get to Badrinath where he will certainly execute darshan and also pooja at Shri Badrinath Holy Place. He will certainly then review the progress of the development job of the riverfront, followed by laying the structure stone of road and ropeway projects at Mana village. He will assess the progression of development job of arrival plaza as well as lakes.

The ropeway in Kedarnath will be around 9.7 Km long and will connect Gaurikund to Kedarnath, decreasing the traveling time in between both locations from 6-7 hrs at present, to just concerning 30 minutes. The Hemkund ropeway will certainly attach Govindghat to Hemkund Sahib. It will be around 12.4 km long and will reduce the travel time from greater than a day to just regarding 45 mins. This ropeway will certainly likewise attach Ghangaria, which is the gateway to Valley of Flowers National forest, stated the PMO statement.

The ropeways, which will be created at an advancing price of around Rs 2,430 crore, are an environmental pleasant setting of transportation that will certainly offer a safe, secure and also steady mode of transportation. This major framework advancement will certainly give a boost to religious tourism, which will certainly provide a fillip to the financial development in the region as well as lead to production of numerous employment opportunities also.

Foundation rock of road widening jobs worth around Rs 1000 crore will additionally be laid during the visit. The two road widening tasks – from Mana to Mana Pass (NH07) and also from Joshimath to Malari (NH107B) – will be one more step in the direction of giving last-mile all-weather roadway connectivity to our boundary areas. Aside from boosting connection, these projects will likewise show advantageous from a strategic point of view also.

Kedarnath as well as Badrinath are one of the most crucial Hindu temples. The location is also known for among the adored Sikh Pilgrim site – Hemkund Sahib. The connectivity projects are aimed to reduce access as well as enhance basic infrastructure in places of spiritual value.

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