MPSTDCL to develop Payali as major tourist attraction

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Jan 2019 11:05:13


 

By Ashish Rajput,

Facts about Payali

Payali is a small village situated around 50 kms from Jabalpur district headquarters under Lakhnadaun tehsil in Seoni district.  Payali is known for its natural and geographical  magnificence at the backwaters of Rani Avanti Bai Sagar Pariyojana, Bargi Dam. Glimpse
of Payali is just like a seashore and is surrounded with greenery

PAYALI will be soon explored as new attraction for tourists in the outskirts of Jabalpur under Eco Circuit Tourism Promotion Project. The famous tourism destination and a favourite picnic spot for people in Jabalpur and Seoni districts will be equipped with a cafeteria, jetty for cruise and renovated rest house to facilitate tourists. Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Limited (MPSTDCL) started a project to develop tourists’ amenities at an island of Payali for stoppage of Bargi Cruise to add a new attraction for tourists.


Payali is a small village situated around 50 kilometres from Jabalpur district headquarters under Lakhnadaun tehsil in Seoni district. Payali is known for its natural and geographical magnificence at the backwaters of Rani Avanti Bai Sagar Pariyojana, Bargi Dam. Glimpse of Payali is just like a seashore and is full of greenery in its surroundings. Newly appointed Regional Manager of MPTDCL Moncy Joseph, while talking to ‘The Hitavada’, informed that the Corporation will soon start works to facelift Payali rest house and other amenities for tourists at an island. The island will be developed for stoppage of Bargi cruise and prove a major attraction for visitors.

MPSTDCL Assistant Engineer Deepak Dave informed that the Civil Department has been assigned for renovation of forest rest house and development of cafeteria, toilets and jetty at Payali for stoppage of cruise. Renovation of rest house with installation of new fencing grill has been started and other civil works at the island will be started after depleting water level of the reservoir. Payali village is one of the favourite picnic spots for residents in Jabalpur and Seoni districts but development of facilities will explore the village as another eco-tourism destination and witness heavy footfalls.