Yadadri Temple City will be a wonder: CM KCR

Yadadri Temple City will be a wonder: CM KCR

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao felt that once Yadadri Temple Comprehensive development plan is completed cent percent, Yadadri Temple City would become a wonderful monument constructed by human beings.

Hyderabad : Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao felt that once Yadadri Temple Comprehensive development plan is completed cent percent, Yadadri Temple City would become a wonderful monument constructed by human beings.

The Chief Minister said that the works being taken up by Yadadri Temple Development Authority (YTDA) should be executed simultaneously in ambidextrous manner. He has instructed the officials concerned to issue orders declaring Yadagiri Gutta village as Municipality keeping in view the increase in the population as well as the expansion lying in future.

KCR also sanctioned Rs 143 Crore for developing 7 Kms of Outer Ring Road around Yadadri Temple City. He also instructed that the roads from Rayagiri, Turkapally, Vangapalli, Rajapet, Keesara to Yadadri should be made into double roads with high standards. He wanted speeding up of works on parallel bridge from Rayagiri to Yadagiri Gutta. Besides laying a double road from Vangapalli to Yadagiri Gutta, a Rail Over Bridge should be constructed on Secunderabad-Kazipet railway line. He has instructed the officials to develop Pedda Cheruvu at Rayagiri and Gandi Cheruvu in Yadagiri Gutta under Mission Kakatiya Programme.

The Chief Minister also announced formation of Armed Reserve Head Quarters of Rachakonda Police in Commisionarates in Yadagiri Gutta to enable the services of 100-150 Armed Constables for the visiting VVIPs and the pilgrims.

KCR performed special Pooja at the temple along with his wife Shobha, Daughter-in-law Shailima (Wife of minister KT Rama Rao), Grandson Himanshu and public representatives. Later, he has examined the development works at the main temple.

The Chief Minister personally examined the works taken up such as the main temple on the sprawling 13 acres, monumental gatehouse towers (Gopuram), outer part of the sanctum sanctorum (Prakaram), Prasadam complex, Queue Complex, Shiva temple, construction of Lord Anjaneya statue, stepway, Ratha Mandapam etc., He made some suggestions. He also gave some suggestions on the development works that are taking place down the hill in 143 acres of land acquired. He wanted 40 acres to be earmarked for organising Pravachanams during the Brahmotsavam and it should accommodate about 2 lakh devotees without any problem. The Bus Complex should also come at the place. He also wanted development of the Gandi Cheruvu, which is in 33 acres into a tank with steps (Koneru). He wanted the Tank embankment to be widened, proper lighting arranged and it should be beautified with landscaping. He wanted modernization of the tank so that every year Boats celebration can be organised.

He also examined the works taken up in 1200 Acres on a hill abetting the temple hill. Roads have been laid in 250 acres in the first phase. The CM wanted in the second phase works; construction of Cottages should be taken up.

The Chief Minister also held a review meeting with the officials on Yadadri development. Speaking at the review, the CM said there is an increase in the devotees to the temple and it would many more folded once the development works are completed. Focus should also be put on facilities to the visiting devotees besides laying of roads, construction of cottages, buildings etc.,

“Convert all the roads reaching Yadadri into double roads. The works should be done with utmost quality. Take up the road for doing the Giri Pradhakshina. Construct Outer Ring Road around Yadagiri Gutta, linking 7 roads, creating 7 junctions and forming 6-lane road for 7 km stretch. We are releasing Rs 143 Crore for this purpose. Along with Yadadri, Yadagiri Gutta village is also developing on fast track. We will give orders making it into a Municipality. There will be considerable increase in power consumption once the temple developmental works are over. Accordingly a 132 KV and 33 KV Sub stations should be in place. Take measures that in Yadadri power will not go off even for a second. Give top most priority to the safety of the devotees. Law and order should be monitored through the CCTV cameras. YTDA should have its own security Guards. There will be surge of VIPs with the President, PM and others visiting the place. 100 to 150 armed police should available all the time. For this, set up Rachakonda AR head Quarters in Yadadri," he said.

The Chief Minister informed that the government has sanctioned an exclusive ACP office for Yadadri and a police station for the Temple city. "We are allocating 50 acres for the police department to have its offices and quarters. There will be a huge demand for the drinking water both for the locals and the visiting devotees. Every day about 15 to 20 lakh litres of water is required. Under Mission Bhagiratha lay the pipelines. Since we want Yadadri to have wonderful green landscape, water is required to maintain it. Fill up tanks such as Pedda Cheruvu, Gandi Cheruvu and others tanks with water from Gandhamalla reservoir. Modernize the Primary Health Centre here. Several donors came forward for the construction of Cottages at the Presidential Suites and so far Rs 50 crore was received. Many more are in the offing. Start the construction of Cottages at the Presidential Suites. Construct Cottages in the Temple City under Rs 2 Cr/Rs 1 Cr/rs 50 Lakh/Rs 25 Lakh categories and invite the donors,” the CM said.

In this programme, Ministers Nayani Narasimha Reddy, Indrakaran Reddy, Jagadish Reddy, Whips Gongadi Sunitha, Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, MP Boora Narasiah, MLAs Pailla Shekhar Reddy, Prabhakar Reddy, Veeresam, Gadari Kishore, CMP Principal Secretary S Narsing Rao, Special Secretary Bhoopal Reddy, YTDA Special Officer Kishan Rao, Collector Anita Ramachandran, Temple EO Geeta, R&B E-in-C’s Ganapti Reddy, Ravindra Rao, SPDCL Director Srinivas Reddy, Sthapathy Sunder Rajan, Temple Sculptors Ananda Sai, Jagan and others participated.

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