The Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs, Mr. Sandeep Singh said that the layout of constructing the world-famous pilgrimage Saraswati ...

February 12, 2020
  • Chandigarh,  February 12:  The Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs, Mr. Sandeep Singh said that the layout of constructing the world-famous pilgrimage Saraswati Shrine has been prepared by the Government. He said that apart from constructing the pilgrimage, it is also planned to develop the Pehowa town more beautiful. 
  • Giving information regarding the same, he said that an estimated budget of Rs 19 crore 57 lakh 30 thousand will be spent on Krishna Project Phase-2 at Pehowa town, under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. He said that out of the aforesaid budget, an amount of Rs 6.25 crore will be spent on the beautification of the town. 
  • At Pehowa on Wednesday, The Sports Minister said that Saraswati Shrine has been included in Krishna Circuit, Phase 2 to upgrade the pilgrim's spot and under Swadesh Darshan Scheme, the proposal to develop the pilgrimage has been designed by the experts.
  • He said that out of the total amount Rs 19 crore 57 lakh 30 thousand to be spent on the project, about Rs 6 crore 25 lakh will be spent on Pihowa city while Rs 13 crore 31 lakh 55 thousand will be spent on the Saraswati Shrine. He said that land scrapping will be done on 7500 square meters with an amount of Rs 48 lakh 75 thousand. 
  • He said that Rs 58 lakh 50 thousand will be spent on constructing a parking site, Rs 75 lakh on the construction of public convinces. He said that Rs 17 lakh 55 thousand will be spent on work of main lighting and Rs 30 lakh will be spent on 50 Signage. Apart from this Tourist Facility Center and Data Center will also be constructed with an amount of Rs 1 crore 57 lakh 50 thousand, said the Minister
  • He said that 2 bridges will also be constructed on the lake near Saraswati Shrine, spending Rs. 1 crore 50 thousand on the bridges.
  • The Sports Minister said that Rs 20 lakh will be spent to arrange 20 dustbins at the pilgrimage site, Rs 3 crore 26 lakh 25 thousand will be spent for the decoration around the pilgrimage, Rs 24.75lakh on the peripheral walls, Rs 1 crore 1 lakh 25 thousand will be spent on the work of Ghats at the pilgrimage. He said that Rs 30 lakh rupees will be provided for the work of Heritage Structure Component at the pilgrimage.
  • He said that an amount of Rs 15 lakh will be spent on drinking water facilities on 10 different sites at the pilgrimage. He said that an amount of Rs 1 crore 87 lakh 50 thousand will be spent on the work of Gajebo (Gopuram), 50 benches and 2 Gates around the place of pilgrimage.