Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated and laid foundation stones for various development projects amounting to ₹216.05 crore at the sacred site of Goddess Kanakadurga on Indrakeeladri. Among the projects are a ₹15-crore staircase, ₹13-crore elevated queue complex, ₹27-crore Anna Prasadam Potu (kitchen), ₹7-crore Puja Mandapam, ₹30-crore Anna Prasada Bhavanam, and a ₹23.50-crore additional queue complex on the south side. Additionally, stones were laid for projects like a ₹33-crore multi-level car parking facility, ₹7.75-crore Maharaja Dwaram, ₹7.5-crore Rajamargam, ₹18.30-crore remodeling of the queue complex, ₹5-crore granite Yagasala, ₹19-crore complex for devotees’ hair offerings, and a ₹10-crore multi-facility complex with a cowshed.
The Chief Minister also inaugurated the Malleswara Swamyvari temple, constructed at ₹5.60 crore and eight temples reconstructed with an expenditure of ₹3.87 crore. Other inaugurations included the ₹4.25-crore Indrakeeladri Protection System (rockfall mitigation), ₹3.25-crore water management and SCADA system, a ₹5.66-crore solar power station, and the Vinayaka and Anjaneya temples on the step-way.
Following these ceremonies, Jagan Mohan Reddy sought the blessings of Goddess Kanaka Durga, had darshan, and received prasadam and a portrait from temple officials. His arrival was marked by a warm welcome with poornakumbham by the temple archakas.
Endowments Minister Kottu Satyanarayana, Home Minister T. Vanita, MLAs V. Srinivas, M. Vishnu, Mayor R. Bhagyalakshmi, MLC Mahammad Rohulla, Mahila Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma, temple Trust Board Chairman K. Rambabu, along with other leaders and senior officials, were present at the auspicious event.
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