Ujjain : Sanvrakhedi satellite town will be built over 147 hectare land. Parking facility will be provided at the town for visitors reaching towards Indore Road. Around 360 vehicles will be parked at one acre land. Divisional Commissioner Ravindra Pastor and officials from various departments made inspection of the satellite town and Simhastha development works, here on Tuesday.
Dr Pastor visited the satellite town being built between Sanvrakhedi and Doudkhedi village. SP MS Verma informed that the town is built over 147 hectare land and it will accommodate vehicles of visitors arriving from Indore Road. Around 360 vehicles can be parked at one acre land. Fair Officer Avinash Lavania was asked to prepare a layout of the satellite town till July 25. PWD will start working on the town as per the layout. Dr Pastor also directed to build a culvert on the way to reach at the ghats of Kshipra from the satellite town. Collector Kavindra Kiyawat was directed to make villagers aware about their lands which have acquired for Simhastha use. Village meetings should be organized to get the land emptied till October.
SP Verma also informed that one of lanes of Narsing Ghat four-lane will be reserved for emergency services to avail police, fire-brigade and other vehicles at Ramghat at the time of emergency. Officials made inspection of ghats stretched over five km area from Lalpul to Ramghat walking on the feet. Water Resources department was directed to clean ghats and to remove the debris lying on the banks. Dr Pastor alsod directed to connect Dutta Akhara to Gurunanak Ghat and Bhukhi Mata ghat by building five meter tall platform. Officials were directed to renovate and beautify ancient Karkraj temple. Tourism Development Corporation was asked to develop a cafeteria on the isle located in front of Narsing Ghat.
Dr Pastor saw certain people mining sand from Kshipra river at Sanvrakhedi bridge. SDM and tehsildar were asked to take action against people and to stop sand mining. He also expressed dissatisfaction over the slow progress of Khan river diversion project at Sanvrakhedi and asked Water Resources department to lay 78 meter pipeline daily to finish the project within time. Directives were given to hold six feet tall railings on the bridges built over Kshipra. SP also informed that police department has done a dynamic planning to manage crowd at Simhastha Fair. Dr Pastor took objection over conduction of marriage house on the land of Akhara without the permission of Municipal Corporation and directed concerned officials to close down such marriage houses.