Committee members said that the state government has allocated funds to the tune of Rs 49.25 lakh for the development of the dham.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath had on Saturday laid the foundation stone of tourism development projects worth Rs 180 crore in 373 assembly segments of the state under “Mukhyamantri Paryatan Samvardhan Yojna”.
Baba Bhayaharan Nath Dham is located at Katra Gulab Singh area, under the Vishwanathganj assembly constituency in Pratapgarh district.
General secretary of the dham, Samaj Shekhar said, “The Pandav era famous Bhayaharan Nath Dham –at Katra Gulab Singh in Pratapgarh is the “centre of development of nature and society in the area.” He added that people of the dham and adjoining areas have been taking sincere efforts to develop the Bhayaharan Nath dham as a key centre for promoting social development for the past 21 years .
He further said that after the state government’s decision to develop the dham as a religious tourism centre, there will be more opportunities as devotees and visitors from all across the country would be visiting the pandav era temple and creating employment avenues for the locals.
As the temple is located on the border of Pratapgarh and Prayagraj, the plan is to develop the dham into a major key tourism centre till 2025.
Shekhar, meanwhile, said that efforts are also underway to maintain a proper bypass road on the banks of Bakulai river and once the construction works are over, visitors would face no issues related to transportation. Efforts are also underway to digitilize Panch Parmeshwar Gramin Library.
An ANM centre has already been sanctioned at the dham campus for offering better health services.