Divisional Commissioner Jammu and Chairman of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board, Ramesh Kumar signed an MoU with JSW Foundation for the development and restoration of facilities at Shiv Khori Shrine.
Major works to be undertaken include refurbishment of food kiosks and resting shelters, installation of a sound system along pathways, provision of rain shelter branches and dustbins along pass ways, refurbishment of existing Ghats, beautification, development of four meditation centres, construction of a reception centre with refreshment facilities, installation of signages, IT intervention (online registration, WiFi zones) and other required development works.
The Div Com said that the MoU aims to provide the best facilities to pilgrims visiting the Shiv Khori Shrine. He informed that work on the project has already started and will be completed in a time-bound manner.
JSW Foundation is a charitable trust incorporated under the Indian Trust Act 1882 with its registered office in New Delhi. The government has invited the foundation to restore, improve and upgrade facilities in and around the shrine. The foundation will provide necessary funds under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) corpus for the development of facilities and support the Shiv Khori Shrine Board in ensuring public convenience.
Deputy Commissioner Reasi and Vice Chairperson SSKSB, Babila Rakwal; Executive Officer SSKSB, Pardeep Kumar; Deputy Director Planning, Munish Dutta; representatives of JSW foundation Sanjay Sagar and Jyoti Chetal were also present on the occasion.