Puri, Mar 18: Dr Soumya Ranjan Samal, Managing Director of Kalinga Commercial Corporation Limited on Thursday met Chief Administrator of SJTA and extended a contribution of Rs 1 crore towards development of “Shreemandira Parikrama” project.
This project is being taken up by Management Committee for providing facilities and amenities to devotees coming to Puri Dham for Darshan of Mahaprabhu Shree Jagannath.
The various components of the Puri Shree Jagannath Heritage Corridor include heritage corridor components, Shree Jagannath Reception Centre (SJRC), amenities and matha temples.
The proposal divides the heritage corridor into 9 layers: a green buffer surrounding the temple complex, the Antar Pradakshina path, the Landscape zone, Bahya Pradakshina path, public convenience zone, service lane, shuttle cum emergency lane, mixed traffic lane and pedestrian footpath.
In order to meet the essential requirements of visitors to Shree Mandira and the SJHC, a queue management facility with capacity of 6,000 persons, along with security checking (Baggage screening) facility, main cloakroom for keeping belongings of upto four thousand families, drinking water and toilet facilities, facilities for washing hands and feet, souvenir including book shop etc. are being provided in this centre. This will be built over half an acre land available next to SJHC on South-East side.