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GBC@IV: Ayodhya, Mathura & Kashi to receive investment of Rs 40,000 cr

  • Districts of religious importance to receive significant investment through GBC@IV
  • GBC@IV: Projects worth over Rs 15,000 cr will be launched in Varanasi, over 13,000 cr in Mathura and over 10,000 cr in Ayodhya

By Our Correspondent

Lucknow: Prime Minister Modi is set to launch projects worth nearly Rs 40,000 crores in Ayodhya, Mathura, and Kashi through the Ground Breaking Ceremony (GBC@IV) at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Lucknow on Monday.

These three places—Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram; Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna; and Kashi, the city of Lord Shiva—are places of great religious significance and hold a central place in the faith of crores of Hindus. In terms of religious tourism, these three locations are crucial for Uttar Pradesh.

It is worth mentioning here that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has prioritized development of religious sites of Uttar Pradesh.

Additionally, five other religious sites in the state are expected to witness the initiation of projects totaling Rs 86,000 crores on Monday.

Significant investment in Ayodhya, Mathura, Kashi

It is noteworthy that projects worth Rs 13486.63 crore for Mathura will be launched by PM Modi on Monday through GBC@IV. The projects aim to boost employment opportunities on a large scale. Mathura was given a target of Rs 15000 crore.

Similarly, Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram, is set to witness the initiation of projects worth Rs 10,155.79 crores. Following the consecration ceremony in Ayodhya on January 22, the city is set to attract significant investments in various sectors, including hotels, resorts, and more on a large scale. Seeing the influx of crowd in Ayodhya, a large number of investment projects are sure to be started here in the coming days.

Varanasi, the city of Lord Shiva, and the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the launch of projects worth Rs 15,313.81 crores. A total of 124 investors will establish their ventures in Varanasi, providing employment opportunities for more than 43,000 people.

Investment projects to be initiated at other religious places

Apart from the key religious sites mentioned earlier, significant investments are also planned for other religious places in Uttar Pradesh. Projects worth Rs 86,000 crore will take shape in a total of 8 religious places including Chitrakoot, the penance place of sages, Kushinagar, the place of Mahaparinirvana of Lord Gautam Buddha, Tirtharaj Prayagraj, Sitapur famous for Naimisharanya pilgrimage and Mirzapur, the land of Vindhyachal, the place of goddess worship.

Notably, projects worth Rs 1152.38 crore will be launched in Kushinagar against the target of Rs 1800 crore. Similarly, investment projects worth Rs 9619.9 crore will be launched in Prayagraj. This will be crucial in view of the Mahakumbh 2025.

Additionally, projects worth Rs 7047.37 crore are going to be implemented in Chitrakoot, while Sitapur will see launch of investment projects worth Rs 21,801.8 crore for the Naimisharanya pilgrimage area.

An investment of Rs 7358 crore will be implemented in Mirzapur district, famous for Maa Vindhyavasini Dham. Mirzapur was given a target of Rs 6500 crore, against which it received Rs 7358 crore, standing at 113.21 percent.




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