CS expresses displeasure over kedarnath reconstruction work


Chief Secretary has expressed displeasure while reviewing on the spot kedarnath reconstruction work. He found less number of labourers deployed for the safety works at Saraswati river given to Jindal group and found the work slow. He asked them to expedite the construction work till next  inspection. He also asked the DDMA to construct adequate number of toilets between Gaurikund and Kedarnath temple. On Monday Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh, Secretary Tourism Dilip Jawalkar and District Magistrate reviewed the ongoing reconstruction works at Kedarnath.

The Chief Secretary also instructed to construct a shed on the pathway of irrigation department from replica of temple built near the western gate of the temple to Mandakini river ( Astha Path) to safe the pilgrims from raion, snow and hail, start of the 60 meter bridge over Mandakini river to connect Garudchatti by DDMA, widening of n of raised platform ( Chabutra) and construction of five buildings demolished for 50 feet path by DDMA before start of Yatra,hastening the pace of work of Shankaracharya Samadhi so that it is built before the end of the yatra, progress in the 70 houses to be built for ‘Purohits’ and repair of the safety works of river Mandakini by DDMA

The Chief Secretary also instructed the DDMA to repair five government buildings, handing over of nine houses to the disaster affected of central plaza so that ‘Teerath Purohits’ could be rehabilitated and preparations of plan for construction of houses for purohits and shops on the land retrieved after constriction of safety wall on river Mandakini. SDM Ukkimath Gopal Singh, Irrigation Engineer Sunil Kumar, Parveen Karnwal from DDMA, Sandeep Gokhale of JSW group, architect Nikul Shah, Anil and other concerned officers were present.


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