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Prime Minister  Shri Narendra Modi  inaugurates ‘tourist facilities  at  Nathdwara  as part of Krishna circuit of  Swadesh Darshan  scheme

Posted On: 02 OCT 2023 4:22PM by PIB Delhi

Prime Minister  Shri Narendra Modi  today  inaugurated  multiple  projects of Government of India  which  included  ‘tourist facilities  at  Nathdwara’  funded  by the Ministry of  Tourism  as  part of   Krishna circuit of  Swadesh Darshan  scheme. 

The  Ministry  of Tourism sanctioned  Rs. 23.59  Crore  for  development  of  tourism  facilities  at  Nathdwara,  notable  of  which  is  a  tourism  interpretation  cum  cultural  centre  developed  for  Rs. 13.43 Crore.  Interpretation  centre will provide  information  regarding  Shrinathji (Lord Krishna) and  Shri  Vallabhacharyaji,  the  great  devotee  and  founder of  Pushtimarg (a major  branch  of  Vaishnava sect). At  this  centre,  the tourists can  experience  various facets  about the life  of  Shrinathji, his arrival  from  Goverdhan to  Nathdwara,  his  divine  acts,  worship,  adornment,  appearances, festivals  and related  customs etc.  using high–quality  graphics  and visual  media.    The  project at Nathdwara also includes  development  of  parking,  landscaping, last  mile connectivity  etc.  to  enhance the  experience  of  tourists and  pilgrims visiting  this place. 

During  his speech, Prime Minister  mentioned  that the  facilities  developed at  Nathdwara are part  of  the  tourism circuit   which  includes Govind ji mandir in Jaipur;  Khatushyam mandir in  Sikar  and  Nathdwara  in Rajsamand.  This initiative would significantly boost Rajasthan's pride and provide a substantial boost to the State's tourism industry.

Primie Minister also mentioned that the Sawanliya Seth Ji Temple in Chittorgarh, dedicated to Lord Krishna, serves as a place of devotion for everyone and is  visited  by  Lakhs of  people  every  year. The temple is particularly renowned among the business community. Government of India  under  Swadesh Darshan scheme  has  provided  modern facilities  in this  temple  by  investing  crores of Rupees  for developing  amenities  such  as  water  laser show, tourist facility  centre,  amphitheatre,  cafeteria etc.  which  will  provide  increased convenience   to the pilgrims  visiting  this  place.

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