Gorakhpur. Gorakhpur, which has developed as a tourist city, is going to get more facilities for the people coming for a picnic. For this, the Gaurakpur Municipal Corporation is going to operate two e-tourist buses costing Rs 2.92 crore. These e-tourist buses will be flagged off by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday (August 3).
Gorakhnath temple in Gorakhpur has already been a big center of faith for the people. Along with this, in recent years, the beautiful Ramgarhtal and the zoo have emerged as a new unique center of tourism. People coming from outside are now going to get the gift of e-tourist bus service with state-of-the-art facilities for commuting to these places.
Gorakhpur Municipal Commissioner Avinash Singh says that by riding these tourist buses on a metropolitan tour, they will be able to visit places like Gorakhnath Temple, Rail Museum, Ramgarhtal, Government Buddhist Museum, Zoo etc. The movement of these e-tourist buses will start with the flag off by the Chief Minister in the inauguration and foundation stone laying ceremony of the development works organized by the Municipal Corporation at Yogiraj Baba Gambhirnath Auditorium on Wednesday.
CM will also flag off 10 electric buses and 25 garbage collection vehicles
During the program organized on Wednesday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also flag off 10 new electric buses and 25 garbage collection vehicles. 10 electric buses have been purchased for Rs 8.70 crore and 25 garbage collection vehicles for Rs 1.5 crore. Two jetting cum suction machines procured for Rs 1.32 crore will also be flagged off on the occasion. Employment certificates will also be handed over to the drivers of garbage collection vehicles by CM Yogi.
122.29 crore development works will be gifted
In the program organized on August 3, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for the development works of Municipal Corporation worth Rs 122.29 crore. These works include road-drain construction, drinking water supply, street lighting, waste processing plant, beautification of parks and Chhath Pokhara etc.