Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy unveiled the master plan project at Srisailam with an outlay of Rs.642.81 crore on Saturday. After landing at Sundipenta, Mr. Kiran Kumar Reddy drove to the temple city and got a darshan at Sakshi Ganapathi and Mallikarjuna Swamy temples.
In the first phase of the master plan, the Chief Minister laid the foundation for an underground drainage system, water supply scheme and shopping complex at a cost of Rs.137 crore. In the next phase, other works such as waste management system, queue complex, choultries and other amenities would be created. Later, the Chief Minister inaugurated Mallikarjuna Swamy Sadan (guest house) with 65 rooms costing Rs.8.85 crore. Also, he inaugurated Annapurna Nityannadana Satram constructed at a cost of Rs.3.5 crore.
Mr. Kiran Kumar Reddy unveiled the giant idol of Maharudra and offered prayers and “gangaharathi”. He was accompanied by Minister for Information and Public Relations D.K. Aruna. Among those who received the Chief Minister included Minister Erasu Pratap Reddy, MP S.P.Y. Reddy, Collector C. Sudharsan Reddy and SP S. Chandrasekhar Reddy.