Major share of Mela fund for temporary works

Last Updated: Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 20:45

Haridwar: The Uttarakhand government will
release Rs 324 crore for taking up temporary works for next
year`s Maha Kumbh Mela here.

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
after inaugurating `Haridwar Mahotsav` here, said 75 per cent
of the total allocation of Rs 440 crore would be spent on
temporary works.

Facilities like water, accommodation would be taken up
under temporary projects, while roads would be laid and
flyovers constructed under permanent works.

The Supreme Court has given clearance for a bypass at
Haridwar which would decongest the area during the Mela, he
said.

The Mela is scheduled to start on January 14 on `Makar
Sankranthi`.

Bureau Report



First Published: Sunday, November 8, 2009 - 20:45

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