Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates lake-view park at Odisha’s Tampara – The New Indian Express

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Through Express news service

BERHAMPUR: Union Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday inaugurated the lake-view park at Tampara in Chhatrapur during his day-long visit to the district. With an initial sanction of Rs 8.30 crore under the Swadesh Darshan program, the resort has now received an additional Rs 70.81 crore for infrastructure development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Purvodaya program.

Pradhan praised the state administration and tourism department for their commendable work in putting Tampara on the tourism map. Adding that Ganjam has a broad avenue for development, Pradhan also praised the district’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. However, he urged the public not to demand free entry to the park, as funds raised through the tickets would be used for the beautification of the place.

Principal Secretary (Tourism) Vishal Kumar Dev said that in the first phase the park will have a food court, changing rooms, toilets and drinking water facilities and an ecological complex will be built on the other side. during the second phase.

Also present on the occasion were the deputy of Chhatrapur Subash Behera, the collector Vijay Amruta Kulange, the municipal commissioner of Berhampur SB Bhondar, the sub-collector Kirti Vasan and the DRDA project director, SD Bhausaheb.

Pradhan also visited the Mardha temple in the Polosara block and ensured to initiate discussions for the development of the historical monument built by the king of Athagada to house the trinity for over a year to protect them from invasion. Mughal.

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