5T Secretary Visits Narayanapatna Jagannath Temple in Koraput, Renovation Master Plan Soon
5T Secretary VK Pandian toured Narayan Patna Block and first visited the Jagannath Mandir in Koraput and looked at the renovation
Koraput: The Odisha government has initiated steps for renovation and development of heritage and tourist places of Koraput district.
Directed by Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik, Secretary to CM Shri VK Pandian today toured Narayan Patna Block and first visited the Jagannath Mandir there.
After darshan of the Lord, he spoke to priests of the temple and locals. He assured to take up development of the shrine for the benefit of devotees. He asked the Dist administration to submit a master plan for renovation of the temple and adjoining areas.
He then visited the site of the Jhanjhavati Dam. And spoke to Minor Irrigation officials and asked them to expedite the tender process. He advised the Land Acquisition Officer to take up land acquisition with immediate effect. He said that the dam and the consequent irrigation programs will have life changing impact for people of Bandhugan and Narayanapatna. The socio-economic landscape of the area will be transformed, he said.
He then visited SSD School at Dandabadi and Odisha Adarsh Vidyalaya at Pachingi and Interacted with students and teachers. He enquired about facilities available for them. He then inspected 5T works at OAV and inspired the students to aim big in life. He assured them of full support from the government.
Sports Secretary Shri Vyneel Krishna and district collector among others were present during the visit.
Shri Pandian then made a visit to Deomali peak in Pottangi Block. He interacted with local SHG groups operating cafes, and advised them to ensure quality and hygiene. He also oversaw the ongoing work for an Eco Resort by Forest Dept and asked them to ensure timely completion.
He also asked the district administration to work on developing adventure sports and renewable energy sources on the mountain with Government support.