Budget presented for temples, 13 crores will be spent on Diwali-Holi and Ramnavami

Jaipur : The budget for Rajasthan has been presented. Finance Minister Diya Kumari has also made a budget for the temples, cultural and religious places of Rajasthan. The temples and places of faith of Rajasthan are famous all over the country and are a center of attraction for devotees. For this reason, Diya Kumari has said that on the lines of Ayodhya and Kashi, now the temples of Rajasthan will be given grandeur. Under this, work will be done on the grandeur of Khatu Shyamji temple. For the temples and religious places of Rajasthan, special decorations and aarti programs will be organized in about 600 temples of Rajasthan on occasions like Diwali, Holi, Shivratri and Ramnavami, on which Rs 13 crore will be spent.

13 crores will be spent for the decoration of temples

Presenting the revised budget for the financial year 2024-25, he said, ‘In order to enable the common people to celebrate various festivals like Diwali, Holi, Shivratri and Ramnavami etc. with full joy and devotion, it is proposed to organize special decorations and aarti programs on these occasions in about 600 temples. Rs 13 crore will be spent on this.’

100 crores for Khatu Shyamji temple

The Finance Minister said that development work will be done at various temples and religious places to promote the renovation of temples and religious tourism in the state. On the lines of the development of Ayodhya and Kashi Vishwanath, he announced the development of Khatu Shyam Temple in Sikar district, on which Rs 100 crore will be spent. Every year lakhs of devotees from different states come to visit this famous temple of Khatu Shyamji. The premises and surrounding places of Janjati Astha Kendra Sitabari-Baran, Kamalnath Mahadev and Jawar Mata Mandir-Udaipur will be developed comprehensively. Along with this, facilities will be developed for the travelers. The minister announced a new tourism policy and the formation of Rajasthan Tourism Development Board to promote tourism in the state.