The BKTC which is the temple committee that manages Badrinath and Kedarnath temples has recently announced that pilgrims who visit the temples will have to pay Rs.300 for special Darshan at these temples. The BKTC (Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee) announced more such measures which will facilitate and flow of tourists to Badrinath and Kedarnath. These measures also include the installation of a 100 kg Trident at Kedarnath Shrine. The BKTC is a temple committee that looks after the management and arrangements at Badrinath and Kedarnath Shrines.
Decisions based on famous temples
This time the BKTC made this decision after visiting the four most famous temples in the country. They made special notice of the management and arrangement in these temples. These temples are Tirupati Balaji, Shri Vaishno Devi, Sri Mahakaleshwar, and Shri Somnath Temple. BKTC has arrived at this decision of Rs 300 based on the arrangements and management of all these temples. It has been announced that VIPs and the general public who visit Badrinath and Kedarnath temples will have to pay Rupees Three hundred (Rs.300/-) per person for special Darshan and Prasad at these temples.
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A special meeting of BKTC
In a meeting that was held under the chairmanship of Chairman Ajendra Ajay, a budget was scheduled of Rupees 76,25,76,618 for 2023 24 was proposed. A detailed action plan was laid out at this board meeting and a proposed budget for Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines was also laid out. The budget of Badrinath was laid out as Rs 39,90,57,492 and Rs. 36,35,19,126 for Kedarnath.
Installation of 100 kg trident at Kedarnath
The BKTC also has announced that it will install a trident of 100 kilos at Kedarnath Dham. This trident is called Trishul in Hindi, and this will be made out of 8 separate and special metals. It will also renovate the pavilion of Markandeya Temple at Makkumath.
BKTC staff to oversee the tour arrangements
The BKTC has announced that only their personnel will manage and arrange the administration and control of the flow of tourists at the Badrinath and Kedarnath temples. To date, only the police and administration were managing the Darshan arrangements in their way. But now only BKTC personnel will see the arrangements and manage the Darshan and prasad at these temples.
Ayurvedic products to be prepared by the Vidyapeeth
BKTC also said that it will prepare special products made of Ayurved and restart the Ayurvedic pharmacy at Guptkashi. It will also help Ayurvedic students who are studying Ayurveda at the Ayurvedic College run by the BKTC.