Yogi govt to develop integrated online temple information system in next six months
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is set to develop an Integrated Temple Information System online consisting of descriptions, details, and history of all the temples of the state as well as their route maps for tourists’ convenience. A sum of Rs.1 crore will be released soon by the finance department.
Furthermore, the Yogi-led government plans to form a board in the next couple of years to implement welfare schemes for elderly saints and priests.
The Department of Religious Affairs has already asked the managing director of the UP Electronics Corporation for developing the software and upload above mentioned details about the temples in the next six months.
According to the government spokesman, the Department of Religious Affairs has proposed a whopping Rs.1000 crore budget for the departmental works in the financial year 2022-23, against Rs.32.52 crore spent in 2017-18 and Rs.614.88 crore in 2021-22.
The government proposes to work on the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor Supplementary Project in the coming days. The department also plans to operate the Kailash Mansarovar Bhawan in Ghaziabad and work on the construction of the second phase of the Vedic Science Centre at the cost of Rs 934.46 lakh.
In the next five years, the Yogi Adityanath government also has an elaborate infrastructural plan for Ayodhya. The government will be building the main roads of Ayodhya including Bhakti Path at the cost of Rs.63.46 crore and Ram Janambhoomi Path (a four-lane 7-kilometer road from Sahadat Ganj to Sugreev Fort Road) at the cost of Rs.35.07 crore.
It will also be carrying out widening and strengthening of the Ram Path at the cost of Rs.1,080 crore. Furthermore, the government has plans worth crores of rupees for the beautification of Machharhatta locality and Tedhi Bazar localities as well as Ram Gulela Temple in Ayodhya and the construction of two-storey parking at Aminaganj.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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