PIB Analysis 12-10-22

Mahakal Lok Project

  • Phase I of the Mahakal Lok project will help in enriching the experience of pilgrims visiting the temple by providing them with world-class modern amenities.
  • The project aims to decongest the entire area and also put special emphasis on the conservation and restoration of heritage structures.
  • Under the project, the temple precinct will be expanded nearly seven times. The total cost of the entire project is around Rs 850 crores.
  • The Mahakal Path contains 108 stambhs (pillars) which depict Anand Tandav Swaroop (Dance form) of Lord Shiva.
  • Many religious sculptures depicting the life of Lord Shiva are installed along the Mahakal Path.
  • The mural wall along the path is based on stories about the act of creation, the birth of Ganesha, story of Sati and Daksha among others from Shiva Purana.

Flexi-Fuel Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicles (FFV-SHEV)

  • Toyota’s first of its kind pilot project on Flexi-Fuel Strong Hybrid Electric Vehicles (FFV-SHEV) in India today which would run on 100% petrol as well as 20 to 100% blended ethanol and electric power.