Bhubaneswar: Taratarini Temple will soon get a makeover as Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today approved the redevelopment plan of the periphery of the Shakti Peetha near Berhampur.
During a meeting at Lok Seva Bhawan, the Chief Minister directed officials to complete the development work in time.
The redevelopment plan includes renovation of Singhadwar entrance with pilgrim amenities, path way with drinking water facilities, hilltop temple premises development which includes prasad sevan mandap, interpretation centre, mundan hall and public toilet.
This apart, meditation centre rest area, food kiosk, show stand, foot wash, waiting area, barrier free accessibility, seating benches, rest shed, watch tower, police outpost and first aid centre will be set up as per the plan.
A statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office said, “The temple will be developed keeping in view of the Odisha style of architecture.”
Among others, Chief Advisor CMO R. Balakrishnan, 5-T secretary VK Pandian, Works Secretary KIshan Kumar and other senior officials were present.