Over 5 lakh people benefited under Mukhya Mantri Tirth Darshan Yojana

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 04 Nov 2017 12:25:06


Staff Reporter,

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a review meeting of Mukhya Mantri Tirth Darshan Yojana informed that about 5 lakh 26 thousand old age pilgrims have been benefited till now under the scheme. Total 526 trains were arranged till now under the scheme. Chouhan instructed to immediately start trains for Guru Govind Singh Ji birth place Patna Sahib and Shravan Belgola under the scheme. Chief Secretary B P Singh was also present in the meeting.

Reviewing further, CM Chouhan said, to make arrangement for 200 trains and for preparation of new routes so that the pilgrims can visit more than one pilgrimage at a time under the scheme. Facilitate the pilgrims to visit nearby historic and important places, also they should be given a brief description about the pilgrimage places.

It was informed in the meeting that about 2 lakh pilgrims will be benefitted in the current year. Those pilgrims who have completed 5 years of their first visit under the Mukhya Mantri Tirth Darshan Scheme will be given a chance again.Additional Chief Secretary Finance A P Shrivastava, Principal Secretary Religious Trust & Endowment S Manoj Shrivastava and Secretary to CM S K Mishra and concerned officers were present at the meeting.