Pune, 24th March 2023: The Shivsrushti project, mega historical park on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Ambegoan Budruk, conceptualized by late Padma Bhushan awardee Shivshahir Babasaheb Purandare, received Rs 50 crore funds, which were sanctioned by the Maharashtra government in the supplementary demand for grants in 2022-23, on Friday.
The project is executed by the Maharaja Shivchatrapati Prathishthan and the cheque was handed over to Prathishthan’s trustee Jagdish Kadam by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in presence of Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narvekar, Tourism Minister Mangalprabhat Lodha, Maharashtra Higher Education Minister and Pune District Guardian Minister Chandrakant Patil in Mumbai.
On February 19, Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the first phase of Shivsrushti, comprising Sarkarwada.
Jagdish Kadam said in the second phase work will be done on Bhavani Mata Temple, Gangasagar and Rangmandal.
He said that Prathishthan intends to complete the work next year when Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s Coronation will complete 350 years.