SAMALEI Yojana for Development of Maa Samaleswari Temple. Odisha Government announced Samaleswari Temple Area Management & Local Economy Initiatives (SAMALEI) plan to offer divine experience to tourists & devotes The project to be carried out under MO Sarkar 5T. The MO Sarkar 5T Focus on beautification of temple & economic development of local people.
As part of the project, ₹200 Cr will be spent during 2021-22 to develop 108 acres of land in & around Maa Samaleswari Temple. The project will include development of amenities for devotees inside the 12 acre temple premises and development of four tall heritage welcome gates. Also, The plan also includes development of heritage corridor, tourist amenities, road connecting the temple to river bank, decks for Alati, riverfront & lake shore.
It also includes food parks, Architecture Park & an open air theatre, vending arrangement for sale of various souvenirs. Other works include widening of road from railway station to north side of temple & reorganization of the cemetery. A package is being prepared for rehabilitation of people affected by the scheme. People can send feedback on the plan by 15 March to firstname.lastname@example.org