Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kedarnath in Uttarakhand on Friday. He will offer prayers at the Kedarnath Temple and inaugurate Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and unveil the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya. The Samadhi has been reconstructed after the destruction in the 2013 floods. The entire reconstruction work has been undertaken under the guidance of the Prime Minister, who has constantly reviewed and monitored the progress of the project. Mr Modi will also review and inspect the executed and ongoing works along the Saraswati Aasthapath.
He will also address a public rally and inaugurate key infrastructure projects which have been completed, including Saraswati Retaining Wall Aasthapath and Ghats, Mandakini Retaining Wall Aasthapath, Tirth Purohit Houses and Garud Chatti bridge on river Mandakini. The projects have been completed at a cost of over 130 crore rupees.
He will also lay the foundation stone for multiple projects worth over 180 crore rupees, including the Redevelopment of Sangam Ghat, First Aid and Tourist Facilitation Centre, Administration Office and Hospital, two Guest Houses, Police Station, Command and Control Centre, Mandakini Aasthapath Queue Management and Rainshelter and Saraswati Civic Amenity Building.