Union Minister Kishan Reddy lays foundation for Parshuram Kund development works

Union Minister for Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Sates (DoNER) G. Kishan Reddy today laid the foundation stone for the “Development of Parshuram Kund, Lohit District, Arunachal Pradesh.” The project is sanctioned under the Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive’ (PRASHAD) Scheme of Ministry of Tourism.

The project “Development of Parasuram Kund, Lohit District Arunachal Pradesh” under the scheme was approved by the Ministry of Tourism with the cost of Rs 37.88 crores in January 2021. The components sanctioned include Interventions near the Parking area, Tourist Information Centre, Rain Shelters, Kiosks, interventions near Mela ground, View Points, Souvenir Shops, Water Supply line, Approach Road, Food Court/ Prasadam Centre, Pilgrim waiting Hall, Drainage, Development of Kund area, Changing Rooms, Viewing Gallery, Public Amenities and Slope stabilization.

Pema Khandu , Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Gajendra Singh Sekhawat Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Chowna Mein, Deputy Chief Minister, Nakap Nalo, state Tourism minister and others were present.