Rs 100 crore Shakti circuit project envisages of developing tourism at Jharkhand

Rs 100 crore Shakti circuit project envisages of developing tourism at Jharkhand

first_imgBordering Chatra in Jharkhand, the ‘Shakti circuit’ is expected to give a big fillip to tourism in the region. Efforts are on to connect the three ‘Shakti circuit’ shrines of Kauleshwari and Bhadrakali (Itakhori) in Chatra district and Chhinmastika at Rajrappa in Hazaribagh. All three shrines fall in red zone and most parts of the proposed Shakti circuit are covered with jungles.To further speed up the process, the Jharkhand government, in association with the Union Tourism Ministry has conceived the Rs 100-crore project for the integrated development and beautification of the shrines to international standards.While Kauleshwari is already linked by road with Dobhi, the gateway of the circuit, direct roads from Kauleshwari to Bhadrakali (Itkhori) and Rajarappa will be needed to complete the Shakti Circuit, as per the plans mooted.Chatra MP, Sunil Kumar Singh, said, “We have plans for integrated development and beautification of Kauleshwari, including ropeway, safari market complex on the hilltop, apart from educational institutions at the foothills. The Government of India has already approved a Sainik school for the Kauleshwari region.”last_img

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