Bhopal: There will be no shortage of funds for the development of religious places. This was said by the Minister for Public Relations and Adhyatm PC Sharma in a programme held at Hoda Mata Mandir premises of Rajgarh district on Sunday. On this occasion, Minister PC Sharma, Minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh, Minister for Energy Priyavrat Singh, former Chief Minister and Member of Rajya Shabha Digvijay Singh performed bhumi-pujan of various works costing Rs 6.23 crore in the temple premises. These works include rejuvenation of the temple, construction of approach road and community bhavan.
Minister Sharma informed that decision has been taken to increase the honorarium of Pujaris of 22,000 temples of the state and construction of 350 km long Ram Van Gaman Path. Besides construction of Sita Mata Mandir in Sri Lanka, rest houses will be constructed for pilgrims at 18 places on Narmada Parikrima Route of the state. Ministers Jaivardhan Singh and Priyavrat Singh briefed about the public welfare schemes of the government and development works undertaken in Rajgarh district.
Member of Rajya Sabha Shri Digvijay Singh stressed on the need for construction of dam for irrigation in the area and for setting up police check post in temple premises. He informed that Gou-Shalas are being constructed for the safety of cow progeny. Member of Legislative Assembly Bapu Singh Tanwar informed about the local problems. Member of Legislative Assembly Gouvardhan Dangi, former MP Narayan Singh Amlabe and other public representatives were present on the occasion.