Monday, July 4, 2022

Plans to set up digital Kumbh museum ready

The ‘Digital Kumbh Sangrahalaya’ (museum) will be constructed at Arail and will become a major attraction for religious tourism

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The Uttar Pradesh government has planned to set up a Digital Kumbh Museum ahead of the 2025 Maha Kumbh in Prayagraj. The ‘Digital Kumbh Sangrahalaya’ (museum) will be constructed at Arail and will become a major attraction for religious tourism. Divisional Commissioner Sanjay Goyal was quoted by IANS saying that “We are looking for appropriate land and once it is acquired, construction will be completed expeditiously.”

The ‘Digital Kumbh Sangrahalaya’ will be set up at a cost of around INR 200 crore and the plan was prepared before Kumbh 2019. In fact, the tourism department had also started work but it could not take off due to the pandemic. “But there is still enough time to construct the museum by 2025,” Goyal said.

The 100feet high three-storey museum at Arail will depict the glory and ancient heritage of Sanatan Dharma. The visitors will learn about sages, seers and the traditions of Kumbh, Maha Kumbh.

The museum will be ready in 15 to 20 months once the land is identified and acquired.As per plan, there will also be light and sound shows and cultural programmes will also be held regularly at the Digital Kumbh Museum

The CEO, Prayagraj Mela Authority and Vice Chairman of Prayagraj Municipal Corporation (PDA), Arvind Kumar Chauhan, said that the building of the ‘Digital Kumbh Sangrahalaya’ will be in the shape of a Kumbh Kalash.

The museum will be ready in 15 to 20 months once the land is identified and acquired.As per plan, there will also be light and sound shows and cultural programmes will also be held regularly at the Digital Kumbh Museum.

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