HYDERABAD: The designs for the first phase works of Yadadri temple city have been finalised. Chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao finalised the designs to come up as part of the renovation of Yadadri temple in 250 acres in the first phase.
The state government has decided to develop the temple city, the abode of Lakshmi Narasimha swamy in Yadagirigutta, in around 850 acres.
In the first phase, 200 cottages for pilgrims would come up on 86 acres.
Food courts would be constructed in another 3.5 acres, water and drainage system will come up in seven acres and greenery in 12 acres, roads in another 68 acres, landscaping in 26 acres and beautification will be done in another 42 acres. The chief minister reviewed the progress of Yadadri developmental works with officials on Monday. Stating that the number of devotees visiting Yadadri would increase in future, Rao directed the officials to make arrangements in that direction.
He said that public sector undertakings like Singareni and Genco were coming forward to construct cottages for devotees in Yadadri temple city.
Rao directed the officials to prepare open plots in an extent of 1,000 to 1,500 square yards for the construction of cottages by Singareni and Genco.
He wanted the officials to provide water and drainage facilities immediately at the places identified for the construction of cottages.
The chief minister also wanted a mechanism to be put in place to oversee the management of the complexes and other structures that come up on the Yadadri hillock.