Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference today with the State Government of Uttarakhand to conduct a review of the Kedarnath Dam development and reconstruction project.
PM Narendra Modi laid out his vision for the reconstruction of the shrine stating that the state government should envision and design projects for such holy sites like Kedarnath and Badrinath in a way and manner that stands the test of time and is yet eco-friendly and in harmony with nature and it’s surroundings.
Meanwhile, keeping in mind with the current Covid-19 pandemic and comparatively incline flow in terms of tourism and pilgrims in such holy sites, PM Modi envisions that the present Construction season could be utilized for completing the pending works by proper distribution of labours, with the norms of social distancing. This will help create facilities and infrastructures to encourage better tourism flows in the coming future.
And as part of the specific suggestions, “The meeting also detailed discussions on topics related to the status of development of Brahma Kamal Vatika Garden and museum to greet pilgrims en route to Vasuki Taal, redevelopment of old town quarters and properties of historical significance keeping intact their original architectural facade as well as other facilities like eco-friendly parking spaces at a proper distance from the shrine and at regular intervals”, a statement by a release, as Trivendra Singh Rawat, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and other senior officials also attending the meeting.