Second phase of Buddhist Circuit project approved

The Uttar Pradesh government approved the second phase of the Buddhist Circuit Development Project.

Last Updated: Mar 10, 2011, 21:12 PM IST

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government
on Thursday approved the second phase of the Buddhist Circuit
Development Project.

A decision in this regard was taken at a Cabinet
meeting, presided over by Chief Minister Mayawati, here,
officials said.

The project is aided by the Japan International
Corporation Agency (JICA), they said.

Under the project, a 53-km bypass road would be
constructed in Bahraich and a Buddhist museum would be
renovated.

Construction of visitor centres at Shravasti and
Kushinagar was also envisaged under the project, they said.

PTI