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Odisha lighthouse growth hindered by delay in CRZ clearance

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Odisha lighthouse development hindered by delay in CRZ clearance

By Express News Service

KENDRAPARA:  The Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways’ proposal to develop 4 lighthouses at Gopalpur in Ganjam, Chandrabhaga and Konark in Puri and the century-old false level lighthouse in Kendrapara district into tourism spots has been hanging hearth attributable to delay in clearance by the Coastal Regulated Zone (CRZ). 

Director General of Lighthouses, Kolkata Birendra Yadav mentioned the Ministry had proposed to develop 65 lighthouses throughout the nation together with 4  in Odisha for promotion of tourism. “The delay in CRZ clearance from the  authorities has been preventing us from  developing the four lighthouses in Odisha and 10 in West Bengal into tourist spots,” he mentioned. 

The  lighthouse at Chandrabhaga, situated close to Sun Temple of Konark, can also be a UNESCO world heritage web site. “Two years again, we  put in a elevate on the lighthouse at Chandrabhaga for vacationers.  We have deliberate to put in lifts in different lighthouses of the State as effectively, Yadav mentioned. 

Konark varieties a part of the Puri-Bhubaneswar-Konark circuit, which is most visited by vacationers. The lighthouse at Gopalpur is situated close to the Gopalpur seashore which is an rising seashore vacation spot of Odisha. Similarly, the 184-year-old false level lighthouse  at Batighar is a heritage construction in Kendrapara district.

“It is  the oldest, surviving lighthouse in  eastern India  and not only is it still standing but is also in good shape,” mentioned Jayanta Chatterjee the pinnacle keeper of the lighthouse. In spite of using Global Positioning System (GPS) and different trendy  tools by ship and different vessels , the lighthouse is  nonetheless an  necessary image to information the ships and vessels within the sea significantly throughout night time, he added. September 21 is well known as Indian Lighthouse Day in commemoration of Indian Lighthouse Act 1927. 

Past info

The heritage lighthouse at Batighar guiding ships and vessels since 1838.

Foundation laid on December 6, 1836

Construction accomplished on October 16, 1837. 

Became operational on March 1, 1838

Built through the reign of East India Company

KENDRAPARA:  The Union Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways’ proposal to develop 4 lighthouses at Gopalpur in Ganjam, Chandrabhaga and Konark in Puri and the century-old false level lighthouse in Kendrapara district into tourism spots has been hanging hearth attributable to delay in clearance by the Coastal Regulated Zone (CRZ). 

Director General of Lighthouses, Kolkata Birendra Yadav mentioned the Ministry had proposed to develop 65 lighthouses throughout the nation together with 4  in Odisha for promotion of tourism. “The delay in CRZ clearance from the  authorities has been preventing us from  developing the four lighthouses in Odisha and 10 in West Bengal into tourist spots,” he mentioned. 

The  lighthouse at Chandrabhaga, situated close to Sun Temple of Konark, can also be a UNESCO world heritage web site. “Two years again, we  put in a elevate on the lighthouse at Chandrabhaga for vacationers.  We have deliberate to put in lifts in different lighthouses of the State as effectively, Yadav mentioned. 

Konark varieties a part of the Puri-Bhubaneswar-Konark circuit, which is most visited by vacationers. The lighthouse at Gopalpur is situated close to the Gopalpur seashore which is an rising seashore vacation spot of Odisha. Similarly, the 184-year-old false level lighthouse  at Batighar is a heritage construction in Kendrapara district.

“It is  the oldest, surviving lighthouse in  eastern India  and not only is it still standing but is also in good shape,” mentioned Jayanta Chatterjee the pinnacle keeper of the lighthouse. In spite of using Global Positioning System (GPS) and different trendy  tools by ship and different vessels , the lighthouse is  nonetheless an  necessary image to information the ships and vessels within the sea significantly throughout night time, he added. September 21 is well known as Indian Lighthouse Day in commemoration of Indian Lighthouse Act 1927. 

Past info

The heritage lighthouse at Batighar guiding ships and vessels since 1838.

Foundation laid on December 6, 1836

Construction accomplished on October 16, 1837. 

Became operational on March 1, 1838

Built through the reign of East India Company