Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has instructed the officials concerned to expedite beautification works of Yadadri temple complex and its surroundings to reflect the peace and spirituality of the place. The CM also instructed the officials to expedite the works in such a way that the temple complex should be inaugurated in two to three months.
In a high-level review meeting on Saturday at the Pragathi Bhavan, KCR said, "The Yadadri temple should be 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 and 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 offered his suggestions on the development work on the bus stand, construction of cottages, beautification of the Yadadri temple surroundings and overall landscaping. The CM instructed the officials to enlist the services of sculptors involved in the making of Ayodhya and Akshardham temples.
The CM also reviewed the bus routes to the hill, VIP car parking, Kalyana Katta, Pushkarini Ghats, Brahmotsavam Kalyana Mandapam and other construction activities. KCR announced that since the existing RTC depot land is being utilised by the temple, seven acres of land would be allotted to the TSRTC near the hill for a new bus depot. The CM also called up Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar and asked him to construct the RTC depot in the allotted land in tune with the temple atmosphere. He reviewed the progress in setting up the police outpost, the anna prasada and shopping complex.
The CM wanted the parking place to be developed on 11 acres of land to accommodate 3,000 cars. He wanted the food courts to provide strictly vegetarian pan Indian and intercontinental cuisine.
KCR insisted that all the works pertaining to the Yadadri temple should reflect the spirituality and devotion of the place. He wanted the green cover, in and around Yadadri, to be developed and Silver Oak, Neem, and Pipal samplings to be planted in the empty spaces. The Gandi Lake in Yadadri would be developed to organise the annual Teppotsavam. The CM wanted a huge stadium to be planned in 90 acres of land to organise religious and spiritual discourses for the devotees. He wanted the temple's Vimana Gopuram to be covered in gold. He also instructed the collectors to complete the ring road works.
R&B Minister Vemula Prashanth Reddy, Chief Secretary Sri Somesh Kumar, Chief Advisor Rajiv Sharma, Principal Secretary (Finance) Ramakrishna Rao, Special Secretary to CM Bhoopal Reddy, Yadadri Collector Anita Ramachandran, YTDA Special Officer G. Kishen Rao, EO Gita Reddy, R&B E-in-C Ganapati Reddy, Sahapathy Sri Ananda Sai, and other officials participated.