Now Devotees in Shree Jagannath Temple in Puri would now be able to spend some cash to get a closer look at the divinities, without pushing through the group.
A ticket system will introduce to a people , who wish to get view after crossing inner baricate , a senior member of jagganth temple Administration (SJTA) Said
All the gold donated by devotees to the deities will be kept in the banks under the gold monetisation scheme, informed Shree Jagannath Temple Administration(SJTA) Chief Administrator Pradipta Mohapatra after the meeting.
“A formal decision was taken to start ticketed darshan for devotees near Bhitara Katha. Apart from this, it has been decided to keep all donations in banks under gold monetisation scheme so that an interest of 2.5% can be generated,” Mohapatra said.
The Chief Administrator further informed that a special committee has been formed to take decision on the arrangements to be made for the implementation of the ticket system.
The committee members include SJTA chief, Puri collector, Central Range IG, Puri SP and some members of the Srimandir managing committee. Official sources said a final decision regarding fixation of ticket rates will be taken in the next meeting of the newly formed committee.