Dedicating the Suvarna Mandit Sinhasan at Dwarkadhish temple, Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi made an important announcement, under the master plan and schemes, Rs.50 Crore would be spent to develop the amenities and facilities for Dwarka Yatra-Dham. He expressed his commitment to develop Dwarka-Air Port through PPP model; State Government has already given clearance for the 222 Hectare Government land for the purpose.
The family of Kankarej MLA Shri Babubhai Desai, had made a glorious Gold Studded Thorne for Lord Krishna at the cost of Rs. 1.25 Crore, the dedication ceremony was performed by Shri Narendrabhai Modi in the august presence of large number of devotees. At the entrance point to the “Dhirubhai Ambani Marg”, artistic and grand gateway would be constructed at the project cost of Rs 1 Crore; the expenditure is to be borne by the family of MLA Shri Babubhai Desai. Chief Minister laid foundation stone of the gateway today. Shri Narendrabhai Modi performed Pujan-Archan at the Dwarkadhish temple and sought blessings of ancient Shankaracharya Pith.
He stated that the ancient Dwarkadhish Temple is the centre of faith and trust for the crores of devotees. For the overall development of the facilities and the amenities at the Yatra-Dham, considering the historic and cultural importance of the temple, Rs 50 Crore are to be spent under the Work-Plan. Outlining the theme of developing the surroundings of the temple and infrastructure facilities to be created under the scheme, Shri Modiji said that objective is to ensure smooth pilgrimage and Darshan-Pujan of the pilgrims. The construction of Sudama-Setu linking Gomtighat and Samudra-Narayan Temple, development of historic “Panch-Kui Bet”, Lakshman-Jula-Hanging-Bridge is going to be the major attraction for the devotees.
Announcing the allotment of land for the air-stripes, he expressed his commitment to develop the Air-Port on PPP model. Such proposals are welcomed, added the C.M.
Under the well integrated plan, the Dwarka-Tirth can be a pilgrimage centre of tourism. He indicated that the development of Dwarka-Okha- Bet Dwarka is on anvil.
On the auspicious occasion of Purnima, MLA and the donor Shri Babubhai Desai and his family, MLAs Shri Pabubha Manek, Mulubhai Bera, R.C.Faldu, Laljibhai Solanki, Karshanbhai Adedara, President Municipality, President District Panchayat, saints and sages, Collector Shri V.P.Patel, Range Police I.G. V.V.Rabari, DSP Shri Jotangiya and many eminent leaders and office bearers had attended the function