Expedite the works of Yadadri temple: CM

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Chief Minister Sri K Chandrashekar Rao has instructed the officials to take up the beautification works of the Yadadri temple complex and surroundings to reflect the peace and spirituality. The CM also instructed the officials to expedite the works in such a way that the temple complex should be inaugurated in two or three months. The CM held a high-level review meeting on the Yadadri temple works on Saturday at Pragathi Bhavan. R&B Minister Sri Vemula Prashanth Reddy, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, Chief Advisor Sri Rajiv Sharma, Principal Secretary (Finance) Sri Ramakrishna Rao, Special Secretary to CM Sri Bhoopal Reddy, Yadadri Collector Ms. Anita Ramachandran, YTDA Special Officer Sri G Kishen Rao, EO Ms. Gita Reddy, R&B E-in-C Sri Ganapati Reddy, Sahapathy Sri Ananda Sai, and other officials participated.

“Yadadri temple is being developed on par with other prestigious temple complexes in the country. Devotees all over the world are eagerly waiting for the inauguration of the Yadadri temple. The state is fast recovering from the Corona pandemic. Since the government is releasing the funds, the works on the temple complex should be expedited. The officials should ensure that the Yadadri temple complex should be inaugurated in two or three months,” the CM said. The CM discussed about the development works on the Bus stand, construction of cottages, beautification of the Yadadri temple surroundings, landscaping as well as the temple complex and offered his suggestions. The CM also reviewed about the works on Busways to the hill, VIP car parking, Kalyana Katta, Pushkarini Ghats, Brahmotsavam Kalyana Mandapam and other construction activities. He also reviewed works going on setting up of the police outpost, Anna Prasada Complex, Shopping Complex. The CM instructed the officials to enlist the services of the sculptors involved in the making of Ayodhya, Akshardham temples in the making of the Yadadri temple. The CM announced that since the existing RTC Depot land is utilised for the temple purposes, seven acres of land would be allotted to the TSRTC near the hill for the Bus depot. In this context, the CM called up Transport Minister Sri Puvvada Ajay Kumar over the phone and asked him to construct the RTC depot in the allotted land in tune with the temple atmosphere. The CM wanted R&B Ministry to coordinate with the Transport department in this regard.

​The CM wanted a parking place that should be developed in 11 acres of land to accommodate 3000 cars. He wanted the Food Courts should be arranged with strictly south Indian vegetarian dishes and also north Indian and intercontinental cuisine. Since Yadadri is close to the capital city of Hyderabad, there would be a rush of tourists to the place. The CM insisted that all the works pertaining to the Yadadri temple should reflect the spirituality and devotion of the place. CM Sri KCR also wanted green cover in and around Yadadri should be developed and saplings like silver Oak, Neem, and Pipal should be planted in the empty spaces. The Gandi Lake in Yadadri should be developed to organise the annual Teppotsavam. The CM wanted a huge stadium should be planned in 90 acres of land to organise religious and spiritual discourses for the devotees. He wanted the temple’s Vimana Gopuram should be covered with Gold. He also instructed the Collectors to complete the ring road works.