Indore: Janapav, the birth place of Bhagwan Parashuram, situated about 30 kms from the city, is being developed as a pilgrim and tourist spot by the government. The site located on a hillock will have a discourse/yoga centre, study centre, hostel, mess, lush green campus, access road with street lights and overhead tank. A discourse hall/yoga centre and a guest house are being constructed by tourism department for Rs 2.66 crore. About 90% of the work has been completed and the remaining work is likely to be completed by April 10.
Forest department has planted trees, prepared fencing and constructed check dam for ` 77 lakh at the site. A 2 kilometer long road is being constructed over the hillock for ` 2.32 crore. It will help the vehicles to reach hill top. The road will have street lights and railing for the convenience of visitors.
For drinking water, a project worth`70 lakh is underway which includes construction of a water tank and a well. The well has been constructed which will supply water to the tank. The tank will be ready by June 30. Collector Akash Tripathi visited Janapav and reviewed the development works on Friday. He also asked the officers to prepare estimate for development of a parking lot, sulabh complex, three-phase transformer, mess, hostel, drainage etc.
About 90% of the work has been completed and the remaining work is likely to be completed by April 10.