AP govt sanctions Rs 570 cr for organising Godavari Pushkaram

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Rajahmundry(AP), Mar 4: The Andhra Pradesh government has sanctioned Rs 570 crore for the works pertaining to 'Godavari Pushkaram' to be held in July, a senior official has said.

The state government has accorded a sanction of Rs 570 crore for the Pushkaram works.

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The irrigation department will construct the ghats, while the endowment department will take up repairs and reconstruction of temples East Godavari district, Collector H Arun Kumar said.

A high-power committee will be oversee the preparation for the 12-day festival likely to begin from July 14.

The works for the festival are likely to be completed by May.

Around 2-3 crore people are expected to participate in the Pushkaram and take a holy dip in Godavari river.

PTI

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